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Left back agent confirms Hammers interest

LeftWest Ham are in a three-horse race to sign talented Ghana Under-17 defender Rashid Alhassan, GHANAsoccernet.com claim today.

Hannover 96 and Chicago Fire in addition to West Ham are all said to keeping tabs on the highly rated young left-back.

The 17-year-old has been linked to a host of clubs in recent weeks but the Hammers are one of the favourites to sign him.

The agent of the rising star Samuel Akoto Asante has confirmed the interest of the three clubs.

There are several interest at the moment. But I can speak of the ones from West Ham and Chicago Fire from the US,”he told GHANAsoccernet.com

“Hannover are also interested in his services. We’ll look at the best option before deciding on his future.

“He is currently with Ghana’s U17 squad for the World Cup in India and so the situation will be clearer after the tournament. No need to rush and make any pronouncements but that’s the situation with him at the moment.

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I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter