Many West Ham United fans are eager to sign Alex Kral this summer after it was revealed that they have reignited their interest in the midfielder.
The Hammers ended their season in style on Sunday as they defeated Southampton 3-0 at the London Stadium. The result means they will be playing in the Europa League next term, a fantastic achievement from the Irons considering that they finished above the likes of Arsenal and Tottenham in the Premier League table and came a lowly 16th in the previous campaign.
As such, David Moyes and co will need to get their squad ready for a European campaign, and that is likely to involve new players being brought in. According to the print edition of The Sunday Mirror (May 23rd, page 74) [via Hammers News], West Ham remain interested in signing Kral from Spartak Moscow this summer, and he would reportedly cost around £14m.
The Czech Republic international is a tenacious defensive midfielder, with match averages of 1.5 tackles, 1.8 interceptions and 1.6 successful aerial duels this season. The interceptions average exceeds that of international team-mate and Irons midfielder Tomas Soucek with 1.6 for the campaign.
Would you like to sign Kral?
The news was shared on Twitter by @WestHam_Central and it attracted plenty of attention from the club’s supporters. These took to the social media platform to share their thoughts on the rumour, with one fan describing Kral as a “superb” midfielder.
Let’s see what the fans had to say about the Kral news below
“Fantastic ball carrier. Great ability. Versatile. Get him in.”
“£14m would be an absolute bargain! Make it happen! Young, physical unit, excellent technical ability & skill, great passing range & should settle quickly!”
“Would be a great signing.”
“Would love him”
“Kral would be superb.. get him in the team”
“Would love it. Fits the mold we were promised of young and hungry players with upside”
In other news, many West Ham fans are delighted by this transfer news.
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