Sport West Ham make approach for Vazquez

16:10  12 july  2018
16:10  12 july  2018 Source:

Christian Vazquez injury update: Red Sox catcher (broken finger) out 6-8 weeks

  Christian Vazquez injury update: Red Sox catcher (broken finger) out 6-8 weeks Sandy Leon will step in as the primary catcher, and Blake Swihart will be his backup in Vazquez's absence.Vazquez, 27, sustained the injury while sliding into second base late in Saturday's game against the Royals in Kansas City and was placed on the disabled list Sunday.

WEST HAM are monitoring Sevilla star Franco Vazquez , according to reports. Vazquez made 44 appearances for the La Liga side last season, operating mainly as an attacking midfielder.

West Ham are ready to make a formal approach for Rafael Benítez and are giving serious consideration to triggering the £6m release clause in the Newcastle manager’s contract.

According to reports in Spain, West Ham have made an approach for Sevilla midfielder Franco Vazquez.

Marca, via Football Espana report that the Irons have made an official enquiry for the Sevilla man, with the Irons looking to secure a deal for the midfielder.

Reports suggest that Sevilla would be open to doing a deal in the region of €20m. This is despite the fact that the player’s release clause, a mandatory part of a contract in Spain, is set at €40 million.

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The midfielder is not a part of new Sevilla boss Pablo Manchin’s plans, with the player being given the opportunity to leave southern Spain.

West Ham make contact over Franco Vazquez deal

  West Ham make contact over Franco Vazquez deal West Ham have reportedly made contact with Sevilla midfielder Franco Vazquez over a summer move to the London Stadium, according to reports. Tutto Mercato Web claim that the Hammers are in contact over the deal, but it is unclear at this stage whether or not that is the club or the agent. The report also claims that the Hammers are confident about their chances of getting a deal over the line. The Italian playmaker could be viewed as a direct replacement for Manuel Lanzini, who has been sidelined with a long-term injury. Vazquez could follow the likes of Jack Wilshere and Borussia Dortmund’s Andriy Yarmolenko through the doors at the London Stadium. Both players are thought to be closing in on moves to West Ham. Manuel Pellegrini is out to improve in the final third this summer in a bid to add some goals and creativity to his new squad, something they struggled for last season.

West Ham have turned their attentions to another AC Milan striker in Luiz Adriano, according to Monday’s Corriere dello Sport, quoted by sources in Italy. The Hammers are keen on signing a striker this summer and will make a move to sign the Brazilian forward if their efforts to recruit Carlos Bacca

The Belgian youngster has failed to make an impact following his big money move to Stamford Bridge and the West Ham manager is ready to approach the West London club in the pursuit of securing the teenager on a season long loan deal.

West Ham are open to doing business with Sevilla for the Argentina born Italian midfielder, as new West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini looking to add to his team ahead of the new season.

The Irons have already secured deals for Jack Wilshere and Andriy Yarmolenko this week, with more incomings expected.

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West Ham submit £20m offer for Fernandes .
West Ham have tabled an offer of £20m for Portuguese international Bruno Fernandes. Twitter: SKY SOURCES: West Ham make bid in the region of £20m for Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes. #SSN (@SkySportsNews) Sky Sports claim that West Ham have made their move for Fernandes as they look to bolster their midfield options this summer. Fernandes featured for Portugal as they were knocked out of the World Cup by Uruguay in Russia earlier this week. The 23-year-old scored 16 times for Sporting Lisbon last summer, with 11 goals in 33 league matches for the club. West Ham have been linked with a number of creative midfielders since Manuel Pellegrini arrived, with Fernandes the latest name to be mentioned. Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic is also thought to be a target for West Ham, following his performances for Croatia in the World Cup.

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