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Irons look for chance to tempt Wickham

wickhamWest Ham are ready to hand Connor Wickham a big pay increase to join the club.

However, they first have to convince Sunderland to sell the player who is out of contract in a year.

Despite being unsure whether they can entice the player out of the Stadium of Light, the Hammers are ready to try again.

A source told ClaretandHugh exclusively: “Sunderland are adopting a very strong position with the player despite him only having 12 months left on a deal at the end of which he could go for nothing.

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“However, we are likely to up our bid and hope to be given permission to speak with the player.”

Currently the England under 21 is on around £23,000 with the Black Cats and the Irons are certainly ready to push that to over £30,000.”

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