West Ham United supervisor David Moyes is reportedly keen on signing Michael Keane for the membership to be able to bolster his backline.
That’s in accordance with Soccer Insider, who revealed final month that the Scot was holding tabs on Keane having failed with a transfer in the summertime, nevertheless it’s hardly a signing that might generate pleasure on the London Stadium.
The Englishman has performed simply 22 minutes of Premier League soccer up to now this season, being stored out of the Everton facet by Conor Coady and James Tarkowski, and Moyes must be concentrating on somebody who might have a right away influence.
And, West Ham might seal an improve by transferring for defender Attila Szalai as a substitute, with the membership not too long ago linked with a transfer for the Hungarian.
A transfer for the Fenerbahce participant may cost a little Moyes round €20m (£17m), nevertheless it might show to be wonderful worth.
The 24-year-old is an imposing determine on the coronary heart of the Turkish facet’s defence and was even dubbed as “exemplary” by Emre Belözoğlu, and must be well-known to English supporters, with the participant starring in Hungary’s 4-0 win over Gareth Southgate’s males again in June.
On that event, he made three clearances, one interception and one deal with whereas taking 39 touches as he managed to fend off the English entrance three of Harry Kane, Bukayo Saka and Jarrod Bowen.
His kind for the Turkish facet this season has been spectacular, serving to his facet maintain seven clear sheets and averaging 1.0 tackles, 1.2 interceptions and 1.8 clearances per match. Szalai additionally makes use of his towering 6-foot-4 body to fantastic impact, successful 69% of his aerials duels throughout 13 league matches this season.
The defender is 5 years youthful than Keane and will turn into a mainstay on the coronary heart of the West Ham defence for years to return.
Keane, alternatively, would greater than seemingly be a stopgap signing, and with simply 22 minutes of Premier League motion up to now, he would take some time to stand up to match health. Will Moyes make the logical transfer and signal Szalai? Solely time will inform.