West Ham supervisor David Moyes has stepped up his curiosity in Swansea Metropolis’s centre-back Alfie Mawson, with the membership set to desk a suggestion of £25m for the Englishman, in response to reviews from The Solar.
Along with the appreciable payment for the Swans, The Hammers are additionally keen to purportedly quadruple the 23-year-old’s present wage of £15,000 per week with the intention to safe the defender’s companies.
Regardless of the substantial £25m payment on provide, the Welsh aspect are hoping to carry out for one thing nearer to their £40m valuation of their prized asset, with the Irons subsequently ready to incorporate former Swans’ participant Andre Ayew on prime of the payment, to grease the doorways for Mawson’s exit.
The England U21 worldwide has come on leaps and bounds since his £5m switch from Barnsley to South Wales in the summertime of 2016 and is now one of many rising English defensive skills on present within the Premier League.
As an integral member of the beginning eleven, Mawson was overlooked of the squad that confronted Wolves within the FA Cup on Saturday, in lieu of the extra urgent upcoming fixtures within the Premier League, within the Swans’ more and more vital battle for survival.
Swansea are at present sitting all-time low within the Premier League, with new supervisor Carlos Carvalhal hoping he has sufficient to reignite a lacklustre squad of gamers, and retaining Mawson not less than until the summer time is unquestionably a precedence.
Regardless of heavy recruitment in the course of the summer time switch window, the Liberty Stadium has been a sombre place all through this marketing campaign. Certainly, it’s understood Mawson is disinclined to go down with the Swans to the Championship, ought to their troubles proceed.
In the meantime, having sacked Slaven Bilic in November, the Hammers have seen a veritable change in fortunes since their very own managerial swap and now reside outdoors the relegation zone in 15th place, with new acquisitions wanted to solidify their Premier League standing.