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Irons interest in Musah

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Irons interest in Musah

West Ham are being linked with is the American international Yunus Musah, who is currently plying his trade with La Liga outfit Valencia.

Musah was part of the Valencia outfit that narrowly avoided relegation last season, finishing 16th in the table, a mere two points above the drop zone.

As such, it looks as if the Spanish outfit will now be forced into selling some of their best players, with Musah tipped for a Premier League exit.

According to reports from Spain he is valued at £21 million by the Valencia hierarchy – a fee West Ham would be willing to match, should they prioritise his signature.

And what’s more, there are also claims in the Spanish press that West Ham would become favourites to sign the talented midfielder, if they lodged a bid.

Musah notched up 37 appearances across all competitions for Valencia last season, and while his club may have struggled, the young prospect wasn’t short of game time.

A dynamic midfield operator, Musah would represent a decent Rice replacement, with his underlying statistics indicating he could plug the gap left behind by the England international.

As per FBref, Musah ranks inside the top eight per cent of midfielders for progressive carries across Europe, indicating his ability with the ball at his feet.

Elsewhere, the 24-cap US international also sits inside the top 20 per cent of players in his position for touches inside the opposition penalty area – a skill the goal-shy Irons could certainly benefit from !

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  • PAUL GARNER says:

    SO AS HISTORY TELLS US, WE WILL LOW BALL THE ASKING PRICE, THEN LOSE HIM, LIKE MANY BEFORE OVER THE YEARS.
    WERE ALL SLAGGING OFF THE ARSE, LOW BALLING THE RICE DEAL, BUT THEY ARE DOING THE SAME AS OUR BOARD, WHAT GOES ROUND COMES ROUND.
    MAYBE DOING IT ON PURPOSE, THEN PULL THE PLUG, LEAVING US IN LIMBO.

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