West Ham are again within the hunt to signal Rennes centre-back Nayef Aguerd after a failed swoop final 12 months, in accordance with The Telegraph.
It’s understood that different Premier League golf equipment are involved in Aguerd, 26, with the ex-Dijon defender taking part in a serious position in Rennes’ bid to qualify for the Champions League this season.
West Ham can not get via the summer time transfer window with out signing reinforcements at centre-back.
Angelo Ogbonna, Craig Dawson and Kurt Zouma have all been troubled by accidents and suspensions at varied phases of this season whereas Issa Diop is, to be brutal, in all probability not ok for when the Hammers are aspiring to be.
Aguerd is at a great age, he’s a full international, he’s taking part in for an awesome group in Ligue 1 and he’s been in very good type too.
French soccer specialists Get French Soccer Information reported earlier this 12 months that Aguerd is “now one in all Ligue 1’s greatest defenders”, who’s been a “diamond within the tough” for fourth-placed Rennes.
He’s a ball-playing defender too with stats by WhoScored displaying that Aguerd ranks eighth in Ligue 1 for passes made per look [71.7]. His cross accuracy is 89 per cent.
Whereas there’s been lots of success this time period, there are indicators that the squad is turning into a bit stagnant.