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26th May, 2018 | 4:08pm

West Ham should hijack reported interest in dazzling left-footed attacker at PL rivals


West Ham now know that Manuel Pellegrini will be in charge for next season and the manager needs to make some serious improvements to the squad.

The Hammers need add some quality in the final third if the new man wants to add an attacking philosophy to the London Stadium and they should be scouring the market for targets.

One man that should pop onto their agenda is Chelsea’s dazzling attacker Kenedy, who was a revelation out on loan with Newcastle United in the second half of the season.

The Daily Mail reports that Kenedy is attracting interest from Newcastle, RB Leipzig, Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich ahead of this summer transfer window.

However, West Ham should try to hijack their reported interest and try to convince the Brazilian to make the short move across London, whether that be on a loan or permanent basis.

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Kenedy excelled as a left-winger at St James’ Park this campaign and was absolutely vital in helping Newcastle remain in the Premier League.

The 22-year-old is a brilliant wide man with every trick in the book and his skill made him a firm fan favourite at Newcastle.

He is exactly the type of eye-catching player that would capture the imagination at West Ham and he would be deadly in front of goal if played in an attacking team.

Kenedy has been tested at left wing-back in the past and shown that he is much better when he has his head down running at defenders one-on-one.

A potential West Ham swoop for the Chelsea speedster may be a tricky one to pull off, but the reward if it worked would be incredible and the Blues have a history of loaning to Premier League rivals.