Report: New Hammers target


BalantaSam Allardyce is today being reported as making River Plate centre back Eder Balanta a priority target.

The 21-year-old   is a member of the Colombian squad that is competing at the World Cup in Brazil.

Allardyce has sent a scout to watch the defender in action, with a £6m bid in the offing, according to The People.

But the report makes it clear that a host of English clubs are tracking the youngster

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Hugh Southon is a lifelong Iron and the founding editor of ClaretandHugh. He is a national newspaper journalist of many years experience and was Bobby Moore's 'ghost' writer during the great man's lifetime. He describes ClaretandHugh as "the Hammers daily newspaper!"

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  • New606 says:

    Not just English clubs, the very best will be looking closely at him, be great if we could Snaffle him but I fear a AC Milan or Barcelona will blow us out the water, he is top top quality.

  • New606 says:

    What’s happening with Winston Reid’s contract?

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