West Ham have huge chance to secure bargain of summer as 6ft 2 enforcer reportedly set to leave
West Ham would be grabbing one of the bargain buys of the summer if they can get their hands on Jonny Evans.
The West Brom defender was a target of Arsenal’s in the January transfer window but the Baggies reportedly wanted a fee of £20million for the enforcer, as they looked to avoid relegation.
The Gunners were obviously put off by the high asking price in the end as a transfer did not materialise but with the defender now rated at £3million, it would spell a £17m saving, making the former Manchester United ace one heck of a steal.
David Moyes would also be resolving one of the Hammers problem areas.
The Irons have shipped 63 goals in the Premier League this season, only soon to be relegated Stoke City have conceded more, and it’s an issue that needs to be addressed.
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Injuries to James Collins as well as Winston Reid have left the heart of defence threadbare, to the point where Declan Rice has been thrust into a high-pressure environment.
While the 19-year-old has handled the step-up admirably, an experienced head could have seen the club shake off the threat of relegation sooner.
With Evans on board, he would add quality and experience to the position, ensuring that next season is a much more comfortable affair.
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