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Transfer rumour untrue says insider

Reports that Gary Medel has agreed on personal terms or is on the verge of joining West Ham are untrue a club insider has told Claret and Hugh late this afternoon.

The report emerged out of the Turkish media which can be questionable at times but this has all the hallmarks of an agent planting a story to drum interest for his client.

It is well known that Manuel Pellegrini was interested in the 31-year-old Chilean in the January transfer window and he admitted in a press conference that “The only player we had interest in was Gary Medel, they told us it was free and we were interested because he can play in two or three positions. But then it turned out the player was not free”

It appears that ship has sailed and Pellegrini and his director of football Mario Husillos now have their sites on other targets.

About Sean Whetstone

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 “Transfer rumour untrue says insider

  1. Good. Medel is opposite of ‘youth & pace’ that said if he does come not a long deal or high wages. Sanchez as been waste. Medel can cover RB & played CB w Maripan for Chile too. But I wouldn’t do over a year w extension.
    We have to stop being a last pay day for oldies with Zabaleta being the exception.

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