West Ham ‘formally’ register transfer interest in attacker with Blackburn Rovers man also on radar

The London Stadium (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)The London Stadium (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
The London Stadium (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
All the latest West Ham United news and rumours on Monday.

West Ham United find themselves in Europe again next season and will be aiming for another successful campaign both domestically and abroad.

David Moyes’ side finished in a respectable 7th place in the Premier League last term and will be hoping for more of the same.

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Midfielder Flynn Downes became their last summer recruit last week and the former Ipswich Town man has joined from Swansea City.

He has a been in impressive form in the Championship and will give the Hammers more competition and depth in the middle of the park.

Here is a look at the latest news and rumours coming out of the London Stadium today....

Broja latest

West Ham have reportedely made their intention to sign Armando Broja clear to his current club Chelsea.

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The attacker impressed on loan in the Premier League at Southampton last season, scoring nine goals.

The Daily Mail claim the Hammers have ‘formally’ expressed their interest in landing him now and he will hold further talks with the Blues about his future.

Linked player going elsewhere

Hull City’s Keane Lewis-Potter, who has been linked with Moyes’ side this summer, is joining Brentford.

The England U21 international has scored 38 goals over the past two campaigns for the Tigers in all competitons.

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Reporter Fabrizio Romano claims his switch to the Bees is expected to be announced this week (see tweet below):

Championship man an option

Blackburn Rovers attacker Ben Brereton Diaz is apparently an option being looked at by West Ham.

The Chile international has fired fired 22 goals in the Championship last season.

The Evening Standard claim he is being ‘considered’ by the Hammers as a potential alternative to Broja.

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