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Report: Hammers hunting left-back

West Ham are in the market to sign Ola Aina in the summer but face some serious competition, according to a new report.

All Nigeria Soccer reports that there is interest from the Irons in doing a deal for the Torino defender, who began his career with Chelsea.

Torino are said to be willing to sell the 25-year-old in the summer window and there has subsequently been interest from the Hammers, Crystal Palace, and French club Lille.

No fee is mentioned but the full-back will enter the final 12 months of his deal in the summer, and he will be sold if he does not commit to a new contract.

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Aina has Premier League experience, having been loaned to Fulham when he was on the books at Chelsea, and has played for the Blues at senior level too.

A Nigeria international, he initially played for England at youth level, winning caps up to U20 level, before declaring for the Super Eagles.

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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.