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West Ham Set to Return to Bidding Table for Anderlecht’s Leander Dendoncker in the Summer

​West Ham will reportedly return to the negotiating desk with Anderlecht in the summertime to safe midfielder Leander Dendoncker, having failed to achieve an settlement with the Belgium aspect late within the January switch window. 

The Hammers are in determined want of a defensive midfielder and appeared to have recognized the person to fill the void, however their ​£16m deadline day bid was rejected as Dendoncker’s membership held out for no less than £20m.

Though the 22-year-old was stated to be looking forward to a transfer to the London Stadium a deal did not be agreed.

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​Night Customary reporter Jack Rosser has claimed the membership might re-visit a transfer in the summertime as they continue to be determined for midfield reinforcements. 

Rosser stated: “West Ham followers are sure to really feel frustration with one other window ending in delusion. No matter who’s within the supervisor’s chair come the summer time, the precedence stays clear. A holding midfielder has been high of the record for the reason that finish of final season.

“Leander Dendoncker could be a nice addition, although the stress is as soon as once more on the board to search out an settlement with Anderlecht after final month’s deal fell via. Filling the midfield void is vital, however different points stay.

“A string of accidents and suspensions lately have left the Hammers quick within the full-back positions, with enchancment required on each side. 

“An added contact of tempo could be welcome within the ahead line, whereas all eyes can be on Javier Hernandez after the Mexican and his agent regarded to drive a transfer away from the membership in January.”

While the January window had promised greater than it returned for West Ham, Rosser was of the idea that the membership did safe a superb deal or two and that funding within the taking part in squad must be beefed up in the summertime.

He added: “Joao Mario seems a superb acquisition and whereas Jordan Hugill can be an unknown amount to many, it’s not too way back the identical criticisms had been being aimed toward Michail Antonio, he suits the invoice when it comes to the profile David Moyes was chasing. Nevertheless, extra can be anticipated of the summer time window.”

The Hammers presently sit in 12th place within the desk, 4 factors above the relegation zone with a vital conflict towards Brighton awaiting Moyes’ aspect on Saturday.

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