West Ham United are set to step up their interest in midfielder Josh Brownhill following Burnley’s relegation from the Premier League, 90 Minutes reporter Toby Cudworth reports.
The truth: Lack of depth
The Hammers are looking to add depth to David Moyes’ squad this summer after their sensational Europa League run visibly strained the players’ fitness, with a number of injuries arising along the way.
With club legend Mark Noble having retired at the end of the season and Alex Kral apparently not part of Moyes’ plans, the Irons will surely be looking to bring in an additional midfielder to fill the gap.
The latest: irons interested in Brownhill
90min journalist Toby Cudworth revealed that West Ham are now ready to enter the market for Burnley midfielder Josh Brownhill, interest which has already been mooted in the press.
Take from TwitterCudworth said: “Anticipate Josh Brownhill’s interest to step in after Burnley’s relegation as well.”
In the attached article, it is reported that the 26-year-old should be available at a reasonably cheap price after Burnley’s relegation – Transfermarkt value him at just £6.3m.
The verdict: good signing
Former Aston Villa midfielder Lee Hendrie has spoken of his admiration for Brownhill, saying he is “a fabulous player” who reminds him of John McGinn.
Having played 35 Premier League games this season, and considering two of the three he has missed were due to Covid-19, the midfielder’s durability would be a huge bonus for Moyes, especially with another European campaign to come. start next season.
In fact, the Englishman has only missed seven games through injury in his entire Burnley career, and if West Ham can complete the deal at a discount, it will be a shrewd song for the club. from East London, providing depth in a key area and keeping plenty of funds for other positions.
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