West Ham are reportedly curious about making a transfer for Napoli midfielder Amadou Diawara, with a departure from the London Stadium trying doubtless for Pedro Obiang.
Obiang has made 14 Premier League appearances for the Hammers this season, however has misplaced his place as a first-team common to the rising Declan Rice. In consequence, he appears set to go away the membership to hitch Fiorentina – with Diawara rising as a possible goal to switch him in east London..
TuttoMercatoWeb report that the Premier League aspect are eager on placing a January deal for Diawara, although they do face competitors from Fiorentina for his signature – although Obiang appears to be closing in on a transfer there.
Nevertheless, the identical report claims Napoli supervisor Carlo Ancelotti has vetoed the potential sale of his central midfielder on this switch window. The Italian is regarded as eager on sustaining a powerful depth to his squad, regardless of Gli Azzurri’s Serie A title hopes showing to be hanging on by a thread.
Sky Sports, in the meantime, declare that Fiorentina have made a £10m supply for Obiang and are awaiting West Ham’s response. The 26-year-old could possibly be eager on a transfer as he no stranger to enjoying in Italy, having begun his senior profession at Sampdoria.
He spent 5 years at I Blucerchiati, enjoying in each Serie A and Serie B en route to creating 139 appearances. Obiang then joined West Ham in the summertime of 2015 and has performed for the Hammers 105 instances since then, with 81 of these appearances coming within the Premier League.
An exit is trying increasingly doubtless for Obiang given current experiences – however Manuel Pellegrini is unlikely to sanction a deal until a transfer for Diawara, or one other defensive minded central midfielder, is accomplished.