It has been reported that West Ham is still interested in signing Club Brugge’s Hans Vanaken, despite signing Lucas Paqueta this week for an absolute record.
According to Het Nieuwsblad, The Irons are continuing to sign the 30-year-old midfielder in the final days of the transfer window despite signing Paqueta from Olympique Lyonnais for a reported £51m, with West Ham keen to increase awareness in the organization.
Vanaken has been one of the best midfielders in Belgium for over a decade with the Brugge star scoring a whopping 15+ goals in all competitions over the past four seasons, up to 21 -cap Red Devils international ready for the move to Premier League.
Brugge manager Carl Hoefkens has already praised Vanaken as a ‘good’ player, and David Moyes has added the midfielder to his squad which includes Declan Rice, Tomas Soucek and now Paqueta is Very impressive for West Ham.
Although the Hammers have endured a difficult start to the new Premier League season, the signing of Paqueta could immediately put West Ham in contention for a European place in the standings, and the addition of Vanaken can see Irons cement. themselves contenders for the top seven.
Of course, a goal scorer like Vanaken adds something new to West Ham’s current options in this area of the club, and with the Irons competing in the UEFA Europa Conference League, something is possible. game of Belgian styles gives the east Londoners a cut in many. seasonal fixtures.
West Ham should sign Vanaken regardless of Paqueta’s arrival
Signing another midfielder so soon after bringing in a player like Paqueta might seem like overkill, but for West Ham, Vanaken is the last piece for Moyes’ team before the It could be a very interesting season for the Premier League side at home and abroad. Europe.
After all, West Ham wants to go to the Europa Conference League, and a deep squad with good options, like Vanaken, will benefit the Hammers in their quest to finish the Premier League again. League and silverware under Moyes.
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