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Yunus Musah Eyed as Potential Replacement for Declan Rice at West Ham

Yunus Musah, the talented Valencia midfielder valued at £21 million, has caught the attention of David Moyes for some time. West Ham manager David Moyes wants to strengthen his team as captain Declan Rice may leave. They are interested in signing the talented midfielder

Following their triumph in the Europa Conference League final against Fiorentina. West Ham United has become an attractive club for players due to their automatic qualification into the Europa League. The European victory saved the Hammers from an otherwise challenging 2022/23 season. Under the guidance of manager David Moyes, West Ham exhibited impressive football and secured a spot in Europe, narrowly missing out on the Europa League final

Yunus Musah Interested in Move to the Premier League

The player himself is reportedly keen to make the switch from La Liga to the English top-flight, according to Mirror Sport. The only stipulation for the deal, as stated in the report, is that it must be finalized by June 30. Despite the uncertainty surrounding Declan Rice’s potential move, West Ham chairman David Sullivan should be able to secure the funds for Musah’s transfer.

The 20-year-old United States international played a crucial role in Valencia’s fight for survival in La Liga this season. Musah’s impressive performances have garnered interest from several Premier League clubs, including Liverpool and Arsenal. Although Valencia rejected a €35 million offer from Chelsea during their relegation battle, West Ham remains determined to secure Musah’s services.

Potential Replacement for Rice

A move to East London would mark a return to England for Musah, who spent seven years in Arsenal’s Hale End academy. He even represented England at the youth level before deciding to play for the United States national team. Additionally, Musah’s versatility and box-to-box capabilities make him an attractive prospect for David Moyes. He sees the young midfielder as the ideal replacement for Rice.

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