West Ham’s £240.6m-rated starting XI if the transfer rumours are true including Fulham, Leicester City and Southampton stars

A look at how West Ham could line up next season as they prepare for another year in the Premier League
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West Ham are in the Europa League next season after winning the Europa Conference League last term. They have the chance to bolster their squad now the transfer window is open for business.

The Hammers have naturally been linked with a few new signings over recent times. Here is a look at their best starting XI if the rumours are true...

GK: Łukasz Fabiański

West Ham have two solid goalkeepers in Łukasz Fabiański and Alphonse Areola, with the latter mainly used in European games.

RB: Bryan Reynolds, Roma

The USA international is believed to be on the radar, as per The Athletic, and the 21-year-old would be a useful long-term option in defence.

Roma defender Bryan Reynolds in action for the Serie A side.  Roma defender Bryan Reynolds in action for the Serie A side.
Roma defender Bryan Reynolds in action for the Serie A side.

CB: Jonathan Tah, Bayer Leverkusen

Sky Sports Germany have claimed that the Hammers are interested in luring the Bundesliga ace over to England to bolster their options at the back.

CB: Nayef Aguerd

The Morocco international, who switched to the London Stadium a year ago, has adapted well to life in the Premier League and is a key member of the starting XI.

LB: Emerson

He competes with Aaron Cresswell for the left-back spot and played 34 matches in all competitions in the last campaign.

CM: Joao Palhinha, Fulham

West Ham are reportedly keen on the Portugal international as a potential replacement for Declan Rice but Fulham want a whopping £90million for his signature, as per a report by the Daily Mail.

Joao Palhinha playing for Fulham in a Premier League clash against Liverpool.  Joao Palhinha playing for Fulham in a Premier League clash against Liverpool.
Joao Palhinha playing for Fulham in a Premier League clash against Liverpool.

CM: James Ward-Prowse, Southampton

Football Insider reported earlier in June that Moyes is keen on signing James Ward-Prowse following Southampton’s relegation to the Championship.

RW: Jarrod Bowen

He scored the winner for the London club in their Europa Conference League final win over Fiorentina in Prague.

West Ham star Jarrod Bowen claps the fans during a match.  West Ham star Jarrod Bowen claps the fans during a match.
West Ham star Jarrod Bowen claps the fans during a match.

CAM: Lucas Paqueta

The Brazilian has started to find his feet in the Premier League and has a big year ahead of him now in the claret and blue.

LW: Harvey Barnes, Leicester City

He is being linked with West Ham, as per The Telegraph, and Leicester City will face a real battle to keep hold of him.

ST: Habib Diallo, Strasbourg

The striker is said to be on the Hammers’ radar according to French news outlet L’Equipe. He scored 20 goals in all competitions in the last campaign.