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Report: Hammers scout for Zabaleta replacement

West Ham have been scouting Algerian right-back Youcef Attal at OGC Nice & they view him as a long-term potential replacement for Pablo Zabaleta claims DZ football who covers Algerian football.

The 22-year-old defender only joined French Ligue 1 side Nice from Belgian First Division A outfit Kortrijk in the summer for a transfer fee believed to be around £2.7m. The defender made 10 appearances and scored one goal across all competitions in his short spell with the Guys last season.

Attal has three caps for Algeria since making his debut against Guinea in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. He has made 11 appearances in Ligue since joining scoring one goal receiving good reports and admirers since his debut in the French league.


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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

One comment on “Report: Hammers scout for Zabaleta replacement

  1. What was the instruction? He has to play next to Balbuena. See if you can find someone that looks like Balbuenas brother.

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