Eberechi Eze: West Ham close to signing British-born Nigerian star for £20m

Eberechi Eze: West Ham close to signing British-born Nigerian star for £20m

- Eberechi Eze could be snapped by West Ham in the summer ahead of other Premier League sides

- The 21-year-old midfielder has also been linked with Aston Villa, Crystal Palace, Newcastle and West Brom

- Eze scored 14 goals for Queens Park Rangers including a final day beauty against West Brom

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Eberechi Eze could be settling for London club West Ham over other Premier League sides in the summer.

The Queens Park Rangers have been linked to several English top-flight division sides and the Hammers have stepped up their interest for the £20million rated midfielder.

The 22-year-old has attracted interests from Aston Villa, Crystal Palace, Newcastle and West Bromwich Albion following his outstanding season at Loftus Road.

Eberechi Eze: West Ham close to signing British-born Nigerian star for £20m

Eberechi Eze: West Ham close to signing British-born Nigerian star for £20m.Photo Credit: Getty Images
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But David Moyes' side are preparing to pull funds together to sign the enterprising midfielder who made a huge impact in the Championships last campaign.

Eze who featured for England at underage levels scored a remarkable 14 goals including a brilliant strike in the last day fixture against West Brom which ended in a 2-2 draw.

Moyes has been a long term admirer of the British-born Nigerian star and the Scottish manager is hoping to sell Felipe Anderson and Manuel Lanzini to help fund his move to the London Stadium.

But Crystal Palace are ready to fight to the end for the signature of Eze as the Eagles have been tracking him for a long time and do not want to miss out.

And West Ham could be forced to turn their attention to Brentford’s Said Benrahma if Eze ends up with another to English side.

The Algerian midfielder has been highly influential in his club's quest in gaining the final promotion ticket for a Premier League spot next season.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Eberechi Eze has been linked with three Premier League sides after a successful 2019-20 campaign with Queen's Park Rangers.

And the Loftus Road outfit have stated to clubs willing to sign the 22-year-old that they would only listen to offers from £20miilion.

Newly-promoted Leeds United, Crystal Palace and West Ham have made their intentions known about the midfielder who is regarded as the most naturally gifted player outside the Premier League.

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