West Ham are all for exploring a move for Manchester United’s Harry Maguire however face an uphill activity to land the defender in January, sources have advised ESPN.
West Ham head coach David Moyes is eager on strengthening his backline this month and views the 29-year-old as a horny possibility shedding his beginning place at United.
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Maguire has fallen out of favour below Erik ten Hag, beginning simply two Premier League video games since August.
Ten Hag’s resolution to play left-back Luke Shaw on the coronary heart of the defence in current matches has successfully made Maguire a fifth-choice centre-back, and West Ham are hoping to make use of that lack of recreation time to tempt the England worldwide right into a move to London.
However, sources have advised ESPN that United are reluctant to half firm this month, and Maguire is considered keen to combat for his place and overview the state of affairs in the summertime except advised in any other case by Ten Hag.
United are nonetheless concerned in 4 competitions, and Maguire believes that as issues stand there’s nonetheless an opportunity he might revive his fortunes within the coming months.
Another related issue is Moyes’ unsure future at West Ham. The 59-year-old is below mounting stress together with his aspect having misplaced six of their final seven Premier League video games to fall to 18th place within the desk, and a change of supervisor would immediate the membership to revise their switch targets.