West Ham may consider offers for Andriy Yarmolenko when the January transfer window opens, according to the Evening Standard.

However, there are some within the club who feel that his European know-how could prove valuable when the knockout stages of the Europa League kick-off.

The Ukrainian international, 32, is out of contract at the end of the 2021-22 campaign, but he is not short of suitors at the moment and has been linked with a couple of clubs ahead of the winter window next month.


Yarmolenko is not going to fetch West Ham a lot of money in January, but it makes sense economically to cash in on him regardless of the little fee he would command, as opposed to losing him for nothing in June.

Nevertheless, the former Borussia Dortmund man is one of the few players in the club with experience on the continental stage, and that could come in handy in the last-16 of the competition.

Having finished as group leaders, the Hammers are excluded from the last-32, but they could be facing some tough opponents in the subsequent rounds.

Yarmolenko played Champions League and Europa League football with Dortmund and Dynamo Kyiv, and given that he is a starter for his country and often performs well when on international duty, he knows and has what it takes to play well against some European clubs.

He has only started six games across all competitions this term out of the 16 appearances he has made, scoring once, but his experience cannot be underestimated, and keeping him beyond January could do West Ham a world of good in the Europa League.

In other West Ham news, an amazing attacker is making personal arrangements for Hammers switch in January.

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