Date: 1st August 2016 at 5:37pm
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By Harvey Byrne

West Ham have had a £3million bid turned down by Norwich for Swedish left-back Martin Olsson, according to a report.

Sky Sports claim on their website that the Canaries have rejected a bid from the east London club for the 28-year-old full-back.

The Hammers are reportedly in the market for a left-back after Aaron Cresswell suffered a serious knee injury that has ruled him out for four months.

Sky Sports had also claimed that the Hammers had a £7million bid turned down for Andrew Robertson on Friday, while the Evening Standard report that Arsenal have rejected a loan bid from their London rivals for Kieran Gibbs.

Slaven Bilic is keen to secure a left-back signing in time for the opening day of the Premier League season in just under two weeks time against Chelsea.

Full-back Sam Byram was moved away from his preferred right side to fill the problem position on the left side of the defence against Domzale last Thursday in the club’s Europa League tie, while Michail Antonio also moved out of his favourite attacking midfield position to slot in at right-back.

Olsson could be available in a cut-price deal with just 12 months remaining on his East Anglia deal.

The experienced Carrow Road star made 28 appearances last season scoring one goal and providing two assists from his full-back position, but he was unable to keep the club in the Premier League.

In other West Ham transfer news, Arsenal have responded to the Hammers’ attempt to sign one of their senior players.