West Ham have had a bid of £18m knocked again, having tried to maneuver in on 27-year-old midfielder Tom Cairney, per Sky Sports activities.
This newest provide is believed to have adopted an preliminary £15m bid for the participant’s providers that got here by final week. Sky are additionally reporting that the Irons have been warned to drop their pursuit as they’re losing their time and the Craven Cottage facet would not take heed to a proposal of £40m if it had been tabled.
The participant is alleged to be open to transferring to West Ham this month, however Fulham are fairly averse to letting him go and are not contemplating a sale. They’re additionally beneath little or no obligation to promote, with the participant having signed a brand new deal that runs till 2021, final summer season.
Cairney joined the facet from Blackburn for £3m again in 2015 and has been fairly spectacular since then. He has additionally been one of the talked-about abilities within the Championship in latest occasions.
Regardless of his want to go away, the participant and his representatives are already resigned to the truth that the membership will not be promoting.
West Brom are additionally understood to be keen on buying Cairney this month, however Fulham boss Slavisa Jokanovic was unable to supply any perception right into a attainable deal when he was final introduced with questions.
“I haven’t got any data as a result of I do not need to promote him,” the supervisor stated.
“I spoke yesterday (Friday) with him and he wasn’t obtainable for coaching. I attempted to push him on the bench however he did not really feel comfy for this function.”