West Ham keen on Saïd Benrahma after £13m bid for Joshua King is rejected

Guardian
Brentford demand at least £25m for Algerian wingerBournemouth have also rejected €7m bid for King from TorinoWest Ham are set to intensify their efforts to sign Brentford’s Saïd Benrahma after having a £13m bid for Joshua King rejected by Bournemouth. David Moyes is keen to strengthen his attack but Brentford will demand at least £25m for Benrahma, one of the standout performers in the Championship last season.King, who is out of contract next summer, is keen to return to the Premier League and has attracted interest from Aston Villa, Brighton and West Brom, who are also pushing to sign a striker before Friday’s transfer deadline for deals between the top flight and the English Football League. Bournemouth are thought to want in excess of £17m for the forward. Related: Less money but lots of ideas: how the pandemic transfer window unfolded | Fabrizi...
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