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West Ham United: GSB could now offload midfielder Manuel Lanzini

West Ham United: GSB could now offload midfielder Manuel Lanzini - West Ham Transfer Rumours

According to a report by insiders Claret & Hugh, GSB could offload midfielder Manuel Lanzini this summer as they look to provide West Ham United boss David Moyes with additional transfer funds – with the Argentine having started just three Premier League games this season. 

Lanzini, who scored a stunning equaliser during the Hammers’ 3-3 draw away to Spurs at the start of the season, has failed to have much more impact beyond that moment.

Lanzini breakdown for West Ham

Signed in 2016 for just £10.8 million (C&H), Lanzini hasn’t been able to fully rediscover his stellar form prior to a serious injury sustained in World Cup training.

Now, with GSB looking to improve Moyes’ options, the 28-year-old could make way this summer for around £15 million – coming after the sale of Sebastien Haller and reports suggesting they could also offload Andriy Yarmolenko.

West Ham failed to sign a striker back in the January transfer window, leaving Moyes desperately short of options as fitness issues continue to plague star man Michail Antonio.

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Jarrod Bowen was played as a makeshift forward during their 3-0 win at home to Sheffield United, with Lanzini starting that encounter alongside new signing Jesse Lingard in the attacking midfield positions.

However, C&H claim West Ham could now sell a player Tony Cottee recently described as their ‘best footballer‘ on Sky Sports Soccer Saturday (via Hammers News).

Time will tell whether GSB will find a suitor, but he is apparently one of the names now up for exit consideration. Given all the talk about Declan Rice’s long-term future at the club amid previous links to Chelsea, it now seems it’s now another one of the Hammers’ more longer-serving players who could walk out the door.

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