West Ham are monitoring the state of affairs of Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope ahead of a possible summer time bid.

Nick Pope Burnley

Burnley have endured a depressing marketing campaign within the English top-flight and lie third-bottom of the desk, three factors away from security. The club sacked Sean Dyche final week and have instilled former under-23s coach Mike Jackson because the interim boss till the tip of the season.

The Clarets are looking at relegation and West Ham wish to benefit from their state of affairs by prising Nick Pope away. Pope, 30, joined Burnley from Charlton Athletic in 2016 and has gone onto make nearer to 150 appearances for the club. He was distinctive lately in Burnley’s 1-1 draw with West Ham, making a string of high saves to assist his staff earn a significant level on the London Stadium.

If Burnley go down, Pope might be obtainable for a cut-price deal for West Ham, who view the England international as a substitute for Alphonse Areola.

The Irons do have the £10m choice to purchase Alphonse Areola outright from Paris Saint-Germain when his loan expires on the finish of the season. Nonetheless, the French goalkeeper’s £120,000-per-week wage calls for would put him close to the highest of the club’s wage construction.

Additionally, he has emerged as an choice for promotion-chasing Fulham- a spot recognized to the 29-year-old having spent the 2020-21 season on loan.

West Ham planning to interchange Lukasz Fabianski?

Lukasz Fabianski has been a dependable performer between the sticks for West Ham ever since signing from Swansea City in 2018. He has performed over 130 occasions for the east Londoners and has been an important a part of the staff’s backline beneath David Moyes.

Having lately turned 37, it’s believable that Moyes is looking for a long-term substitute for the Polish goalkeeper ahead of the following season. Moyes and West Ham have the choice to show Areola’s loan transfer from PSG everlasting however his wage calls for are proving to be a hurdle.

In that case, although, the Hammers have began scouring the marketplace for a brand new goalkeeper.

Nick Pope might be a high funding

Nick Pope has fallen on West Ham’s radar, as Moyes seems to safe his footballing division for subsequent season.

Pope has been enjoying a few of his finest soccer in the previous couple of years with Burnley, and at 29, he’s on the proper age to make the leap to an even bigger Premier League club. He has an honest quantity of top-flight expertise and has compelled his manner into the Three Lions fold.

The eight-cap England international would need assurances from Moyes to develop into the no.1 if he’s to maneuver to West Ham in the summertime. If Moyes might present him with the first-team assurances in addition to Burnley do get relegated, West Ham might land an excellent cut price in Pope. 

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