Irons linked to Spanish starlet

AsensioReal Mallorca’s teenage winger Marco Asensio is reportedly interesting the Hammers.

According to the Daily Mail, Sam Allardyce has also been offered Ecuador winger Jefferson Montero from Monarcas Morelia but 18-year-old Asensio is seen as one of the brightest young talents in Spain.

He has been watched by Manchester City, Real Madrid and Barcelona in the pst having made four La Liga appearances for Mallorca last season following promotion from their B-team.


Montero, meanwhile, is currently with his national side at the World Cup and played in their opening Group E loss to Switzerland. The 24-year-old winger has been capped 41 times, scoring eight goals.


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