Writing on Twitter, French journalist Loic Tanzi has lifted the lid on an emerging transfer development at West Ham United involving promising youngster Pierre Ekwah Elimby.
The Lowdown: Big summer ahead…
Following a 2020/2021 campaign which defied expectation, West Ham are now set to take to the market this summer as manager David Moyes aims to bolster his squad wherever possible.
This includes the acquisition of promising young players who can potentially break through into the senior squad and provide quality for years to come.
The Irons acquired one young starlet recently in the form of defender Frederik Alves, who signed in January, and the Dane has already been pictured training with the first team.
The Latest: Elimby ‘expected to sign with West Ham’
Now, lifting the lid on an emerging development, journalist Tanzi has dropped an enticing claim involving another eye-catching youngster in the form of Elimby.
Indeed, as explained on social media, the 19-year-old Chelsea man is now ‘expected to sign with West Ham‘ after a trial with the Hammers in recent weeks.
The colossal 6 foot 2 teenager, as a result, will join the likes of Alves on a growing list of impressive prodigies at Rush Green.
The Verdict: Coup for the Hammers…
Details of the deal or contract length are unstated by the journalist, but West Ham may be about to acquire someone with real potential.
Over the course of his trial, Elimby has made just two Premier League 2 appearances for the Hammers’ Under-23s side but that has seemingly been enough to turn heads (Transfermarkt).
In that time, the defensive midfielder even managed to notch a goal – with the versatile Frenchman also capable of slotting in at centre-back (Transfermarkt).
While this won’t be the blockbuster transfer West Ham fans want at the London Stadium, this comes as an enticing development given Elimby’s promise.
In other news: West Ham in talks to finalise agreement for 24 y/o after extensive talks, find out more here.
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