Italian football website Calcio Mercato claims that West Ham is interested in the Brazilian defensive midfielder Matheus Jesus. Fiorentina, Schalke 04, and Watford are all said to tracking the 20-year-old.
Jesus signed a five-year contract with Portuguese club Estoril in June 2017 but is currently on loan to Brazilian club Santos until December 2018. The report claims that Fiorentina has already tabled €3.5m bid for the player but that is unlikely to be enough to tempt his parent club to sell.
Jesus is also a member of Brazilan Under 20 squad and made one appearance for Brazil in 2016, replacing Henrique after 75 minutes in a friendly against England U20’s.
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