Speaking to football.london, West Ham United manager David Moyes was asked the latest in regards to securing Jesse Lingard on a permanent move to east London.
The Scotsman’s side take on Arsenal tomorrow in what is set to be an interesting encounter, with victory for the Irons a potentially huge step in their race to secure European qualification.
Finishing in a Champions League or Europa League is a serious possibility, something that supporters and critics alike arguably didn’t expect, with talk of summer signings to build upon this surprising season already underway in the media.
Moyes drops West Ham transfer hint
As a result, West Ham have been the subject of speculation linking them with a permanent deal for Lingard after his impressive start – with Moyes speaking candidly on the matter.
Dropping a transfer hint, while he admits they have not taken it further at the moment, Moyes declares that West Ham will discuss and ‘probably look at it at the end of the season’.
“We have not thought about that really, we have not taken it any further at the moment.”
“We have him on loan and he is doing a good job for us just now, I think we will discuss that and probably look at it at the end of the season but it is not something that we have taken any further than the situation we are in just now.”
Transfer Tavern take
As Moyes remains tight-lipped but refuses to rule out the possibility of a Lingard permanent move, this comes after an ExWHUemployee development that West Ham do want to complete a deal behind the scenes – with it being believed that a fee of around £15 million could be enough (West Ham Way Podcast).
It remains to be seen whether the Hammers do manage to secure Lingard this summer, but it would arguably be a brilliant coup for the club.
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