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Report: Irons still want last summer’s target

West Ham are still interested in doing a deal to sign Nikola Milenkovic from Fiorentina.

The centre-back was a target for the Hammers last summer when the Irons were hunting for a centre-back.

David Moyes instead opted to do a deal to sign Kurt Zouma from Chelsea, but it seems that Milenkovic could again become a target in this transfer window.

A report in Italy from Corriere dello Sport claims that the Hammers are still interested and could look to reignite their pursuit.

Milenkovic only has a year left on his contract, meaning that a deal could be done this summer.

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We have reported previously that the Irons have an interest in signing Nayef Aguerd from Rennes but it may be that the potential deal for Milenkovic is seen as a back-up option.

Fiorentina aren’t minded to sell Milenkovic this summer unless they receive an offer they deem too good to turn down.

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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.

One comment on “Report: Irons still want last summer’s target

  1. Would it be nice to think we would sign both Milenkovic and Aguerd. We would have the making of the best back 3 in the PL with Zouma. Milenkovic can also cover as a RB. That back 3 with Coufal (assuming he gets back to his brilliant best) and someone like Jack Harrson or Cornett as a wing back and we are now beginning to build a team.

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