Sky Sports activities’ Kaveh Solhekol has claimed that West Ham United had a £15m bid for Fulham’s Tom Cairney turned down final week, with their London rivals branding the transfer as being a waste of their time.
Tweeting the information on his official Twitter web page, the correspondent claimed that Fulham had emphatically rejected the provide, and claimed that even a bid of £40m would have been rejected. Cairney has been pivotal to Fulham’s spectacular run within the Championship this season – which has seen the Londoners rise to sixth within the desk, leaving them in rivalry for a playoff spot.
West Ham made £15m bid for Tom Cairney final week. Fulham informed them they had been losing their time. Stated they wouldn’t even contemplate £40m bid
— Kaveh Solhekol (@SkyKaveh) January 28, 2018
The Hammers crashed out of the FA Cup towards Wigan on Saturday, with a Will Griggs double seeing the League One facet pull off an upset towards David Moyes’ males. Together with his facet simply 4 factors away from the relegation zone, Moyes might be determined to recruit new signings to make sure survival, and has already secured Inter’s João Mário on mortgage till the top of the season.
With the Hammers having earned a status as a slow-moving outfit this season, Cairney might definitely add some zip to their stodgy midfield. Nonetheless, Fulham’s obvious response alerts that they’re unwilling to half methods with their stat participant at such an essential level within the season, and Moyes might should look elsewhere for brand new signings to galvanise his facet.
In the meantime, rumours have counsel that West Ham could possibly be set to convey Graziano Pelle again to the Premier League from Chinese language facet Shandong Luneng, however the Italian worldwide’s wages are thought to be the stumbling block stopping a possible transfer. Pelle starred throughout his time with Southampton – scoring 30 objectives in 81 video games for the Saints over two seasons.