Jesse Lingard is ‘unlikely’ to re-join West Ham this summer time because it stands, whereas Lyon are eager about signing Issa Diop in line with ExWHUemployee.

The Hammers have been linked with a transfer to convey the 29-year-old England international again to the London Stadium this summer time together with his contract expiring at Previous Trafford subsequent month.

However talking on the West Ham Method podcast [May 30], Ex shared that a lot of components imply a deal is unlikely to occur because it stands, whereas additionally discussing the way forward for present central defender Diop who is needed by Ligue 1 club Lyon.

“Lingard for the time being continues to be wanting unlikely,” he mentioned. “Variety of components; wage calls for, the watch scenario, it’s going to take a little bit of a change in scenario for us to signal him.

“Lazio in Italy are Diop. There’s additionally golf equipment in France, our opponents within the quarter-finals Lyon are additionally after him. If we will get a centre-back in, Diop will go.”

Diop is getting into the ultimate 12 months of his deal on the club and has been closely tipped to depart the club after changing into fourth alternative in central defence final season.

Excellent news?

The choice for the club to let Diop depart makes complete sense proper now, particularly with information that the club are near finishing a deal for Rennes defender Nayef Aguerd within the close to future.

That might see the 25-year-old relegated to fifth alternative behind Kurt Zouma, Craig Dawson and Angelo Ogbonna additionally and it might be foolish for him to stay round and for the club to make him keep.

As for Lingard, it’s onerous to inform whether or not it’s excellent news or dangerous information {that a} deal is unlikely to occur at this level.

Clearly throughout his preliminary six month spell with the club he was sensible, however that was earlier than one other whole season of him sitting on the bench and never enjoying or having any impression.

At 29-years-old and on large wages it’s extra of a big gamble than the loan deal ever was and with different targets additionally on the record it could be greatest to fish round and see if there are higher offers on the market to pursue.

In different West Ham information, a possible new signing has already had official footage taken with the shirt in line with ExWHUemployee.

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Author: Londonlad

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