West Ham are set to miss out on a second Manchester City target – defender Majita Nastasic.
And after that news broke, suggestions immediately arose that Nastasic was set to become an Irons target.
However, unless he has a big change of mind, that appears to be dead in the water with a Hammers source telling ClaretandHugh exclusively: “He doesn’t want to come.”
It seems now that Sam Allardyce will rely on Alex Song for extra defensive cover with the player being used in front of the back four.
We were told: “Things can change quickly on the final day but Nastasic is unlikely as things stand.
“The plan at this moment is to use Song in front of the back four and of course Cheikhou Kouyate is also available for a defensive position should there be an emergency