It’s the first approach the club has received for any of its players this summer and it was met with an immediate knock back.
A club source told ClaretandHugh exclusively there was absolutely no reason to agree to such a deal and that the request had been immediately refused.
He told this website exclusively: “There was a move but the response was: “Why would we allow a club like WBA to take Stewart Downing on loan?
“The Hammers had no hesitation in turning them down – it makes no sense to the Irons at all.”
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