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Report: Fulham eyeing rival swoop for Hammers target

Fulham are lining up a potential swoop to sign Joe Worrall from Nottingham Forest this summer, with the Hammers also weighing up a bid, per The Sun.

Irons boss David Moyes is keen to do a deal for the Forest skipper, who is currently preparing for the play-off final, when Forest are set to take on Huddersfield Town.

Worrall is set to stay at the club if Forest win promotion, but a defeat at Wembley would open he door to a transfer.

Fulham and the Hammers have both scouted Worrall extensively and there is also interest from Leicester in signing him.

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Boss Moyes will be backed with new additions in the summer, but it remains to be seen if Forest’s promotion will scupper plans for a deal for the 25-year-old.

Worrall has been with Forest since 2015 and has made 182 appearances for the club. It may well be that his final appearance comes at Wembley.

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A journalist with 10 years' experience of working on National newspapers, now chief reporter covering the club that I've loved since I was a boy. Upton Park remains the greatest football stadium ever built.