West Ham may make Fulham defender Ryan Fredericks their first signing of the summer time, Football.London have reported.
The 25-year-old is out of contract on the finish of this season and might be accessible on a free switch.
The Hammers have been linked with Fredericks in January however seem to have opted to attend in order to keep away from paying a payment.
The appropriate-back has impressed at Craven Cottage since arriving from Bristol Metropolis since 2015, establishing himself as one of the constant performers within the Championship.
And his kind has alerted West Ham, who it’s mentioned may additionally look to herald Fredericks’ former Fulham teammate Moussa Dembele from Celtic.
Final month, nonetheless, Fredericks insisted that he was devoted to the Cottagers whereas nonetheless below contract.
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“I am joyful right here, I’ve mentioned all of it alongside,” he instructed GetWestLondon.
“I am not too certain what’s going to occur, however whereas I am a Fulham participant, be it one yr, two years, three years, no matter it’s, I’ll give my all within the shirt each time I step onto the pitch.”
Ought to Fredericks signal for West Ham, he’ll possible present competitors for