By Alex Stevens

West Ham want to do a loan deal for Manchester United’s defender Cameron Borthwick-Jackson, according to a report.

The Daily Mail have reported that the young 19-year-old defender is one of a number of options The Hammers are considering as they try and find cover for left-back Aaron Cresswell.

The Hammers revealed on their official website the extent of the damage suffered by Cresswell in a pre-season victory over German side Karlsruher.

Stijn Vandenbroucke, medical chief at West Ham, said: “Whatever course of action we decide to take, Aaron faces a period of rest, followed by treatment and rehabilitation and he will be out for a period of between three and four months.”

Cameron Borthwick-Jackson impressed for Manchester United last season, but was limited to 10 Premier League appearances, and just six starts, under Louis van Gaal.

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However, he has been told that he is not in new manager Jose Mourinho’s plans for the 2016/17 season, and would be available if he wants to join The Hammers in search of first team football.

Sky Sports had reported that West Ham manager Slaven Bilic has already had a bid of £7m rejected by Hull for Scotland left-back Andrew Robertson.

Robertson, 22, was instrumental in Hull’s promotion campaign last season, making 52 appearances in all competitions, scoring four goals and providing five assists from his left-back position.

The youngster also has experience in the Premier League and the nine-time Scotland international has totalled 36 appearances in England’s top-flight, where he has scored three goals and provided six assists.

In other West Ham transfer news, they have entered the race for £15m Real Madrid star Jese Rodriguez.