West Ham United have entered into preliminary discussions with Rennes central-defender Nayef Aguerd as their search for defensive recruits hots up [Football Insider].
Enjoying a solid 2020/21 season, the Morocco international was ever present for the Ligue 1 outfit making 40 appearances and registering four goal contributions; three goals and one assist [Transfermarkt].
Seeking reinforcements within the backline moving closer to the new campaign, the Irons have begun talks over landing the 25-year-old on a permanent deal at the London Stadium [Football Insider].
Would Aguerd be an ideal signing for West Ham United?
He has impressed Hammers scouts considerably, whilst could be seen as an ideal replacement for the departed Fabian Balbuena who departed after the expiration of his deal last month [Football Insider].
As you can imagine, loads of Irons diehards flocked to Twitter to express their opinions on recent developments.
West Ham United fans react:
Replying to popular West Ham United fan outlet West Ham Central, here is how some supporters reacted to the latest reports:
“I swear to god we just sign PES versions of real players Balbuena instead of Valbuena Coufal instead of Boufal Now Aguerd instead of Aguero”
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