West Ham will increase their bid for Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse after their bid of £17m plus £3m in add-ons was rejected.
The Hammers are searching for a brand new midfielder this summer season after promoting Declan Rice to Arsenal for a report £105 million.
Ward-Prowse have been recognized as one of many precedence signings this summer season, however their bid, which totaled £20 million, was deemed too low for the Saints captain.
West Ham thought-about loaning Flynn Downes to Southampton to decrease Ward-Prowse’s payment, however the Saints aren’t as they need a direct money deal.
That’s why the Irons return this summer season with an improved bid for the England worldwide.
West Ham will increase their bid for Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse
David Moyes has recognized the midfielder as a key goal to exchange Declan Rice this summer season
The Irons thought-about providing Flynn Downes in a Ward-Prowse deal, however the Saints stated no
In addition, Southampton signal former Arsenal defender Zach Awe, 19.
The defender was launched by Arsenal after final season and is on the market on a free switch as Russell Martin’s aspect make the transfer to a different younger participant.
The central defender could possibly be seen as a doable alternative for Mohammed Salisu, who has been closely linked with a departure.
Salisu has curiosity from Fulham, regardless of the signing of Calvin Bassey, and can be drawing the eye of AS Monaco.
It stays to be seen the place his future lies, as Ward-Prowse and Romeo Lavia are additionally targets of huge strikes to the Premier League this summer season.