West Ham are today in talks with central defender Thilo Kehrer’s agent as they bid to avoid a crisis at the heart of defence following their injury problems.
Sevilla are also keen to become involved in discussions with the player’s agent but the Hammers are ahead in the “race” and are ready to hold the talks on personal terms whilst attempting to agree a fee with PSG.
They are also keen to hold talks with the same representatives over 22 year old left back Ismail Jakobs, who is represented by the same agency as Kehrer.
According to a key source at the London Stadium the talks with Kehrer’s agent Dirk Hebel, as the player enters the final year of his contract with the the Ligue 1 champions. are the first of various discussions they will have on players.
He told CandH: “We have many irons in the fire but, yes, talks are going ahead at the present time.”