The Irons are this morning being reported as having made an approach for Stuttgart centre-back Ozan Kabak.
Fabian Balbuena has become the choice to skipper the Irons if and when Mark Noble is unavailable or rested.
The hype surrounding the arrival of Pablo Fornals has surprised me though I have few doubts we have inherited a very talented young midfielder.
Some time later today I’m told the Hammers will officially announce the arrival of Pablo Fornals as the club’s latest signing.
West Ham are seriously focused on moving out five fringe players as the manager and director of football look to bring in two or three more players.
West Ham are continuing talks with Manu Lanzini and tonight killed speculation that the arrival of Pablo Fornals would see the Argentine midfielder being sold.
Slaven Bilic is expected to move in on Reece Oxford should he become West Brom boss as reports emerge that the Hammers defenders move to Augsburg is on the brink of collapse.