The 23 year old right back has been linked with the club in national newspaper reports today but ClaretandHugh can reveal that they are entirely wrong!
The story has been cobbled together on the basis that Guy Demel was reported as claiming he may be ready to return to Hamburg if the club were to make a move.
The Hammers would certainly listen to any offers that may come in for him but that hasn’t happened.
And we were told this morning that “as silly stories go that one beats all – it’s based on nothing.”
He added: “It remains very early in the summer but I can promise you the club is working hard on all fronts.”