West Ham United may be one step closer to signing Watford striker Emmanuel Dennis ahead of the summer transfer window, according to journalist Daniel Moroney.
The Lowdown: Hammers plot bid…
Numerous reports have indicated that the Nigeria international is a target for manager David Moyes and the east Londoners ahead of what could be an interesting transfer window.
This comes after the Hornets star shone for his relegated side in the Premier League over 2021/2022, but they are now ready to sell him.
The Latest: Moroney makes big West Ham claim…
According to Watford journalist Moroney, who writes for Off The Ball and Back Page Football, the Irons are in talks to sign Dennis with the 24-year-old and his representatives even reaching a ‘verbal agreement’ with West Ham.
He explained (via Twitter):
“Emmanuel Dennis and his representatives have reached a verbal agreement with West Ham.
“West Ham are yet to agree a fee with Watford but discussions are ongoing and an agreement is expected to be met soon.
“Watford FC still waiting for an official bid.”
The Verdict: Exciting?
While it remains to be seen whether West Ham can tie up the deal with an official bid yet to be on the table, Dennis’ allegedly agreeing to join Moyes comes as some good potential news.
The Super Eagles striker was Watford’s standout player over the season, finishing the campaign as their top goal scorer with ten and ranking in as their best all-round performer by average match rating (WhoScored).
Taking this into account, it’s little wonder members of the media called Dennis a ‘superb signing’ at Vicarage Road as it now looks likely he’ll be on the move again.
In other news: Talks held: Club chief flies to London as West Ham eye ‘incredible’ player move…find out more here.
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