Sources: West Ham submit third bid for Rangers sensation Kennedy as Moyes stance revealed
West Ham have submitted a third bid for Rangers sensation Kai Kennedy, Football Insider can exclusively reveal.
The Premier League outfit have returned to the negotiating table with an improved offer for the winger, 19, after having two bids knocked back.
Ibrox sources have told Football Insider that the latest bid from West Ham is worth over £1million in total.
Irons manager David Moyes is believed to have thrown his weight behind the pursuit of the teenage winger.
The Scot regards Kennedy as an extremely exciting young talent with the potential to thrive at Premier League level.
This site broke the news on Monday (18th July) that the Glasgow giants had knocked back an initial offer from the Londoners.
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They returned with a second bid that was also rejected by Rangers.
Manager Steven Gerrard reacted to the formal moves from the Irons by bringing Kennedy back into the first-team fold.
The teenager had been training with the ‘B’ team at Rangers for the last five months while being made to wait for his senior chance.
It remains to be seen if this could be enough to convince him his future remains at Ibrox.
The youngster has spoken out to reveal he is “flattered” by West Ham’s interest and the possibility of playing for Moyes.
The Scotland youth international is aware of how Billy Gilmour has made the grade at Chelsea since quitting Ibrox in his mid-teens.
Following protracted negotiations, Kennedy signed a new contract with the Gers in January that runs until the summer of 2023.