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West Ham United is in need of a defender and now is after this PSG center back

The Hammers need additions in defense, as two of their starting center backs are injured.

He could join West Ham on a short loan.
He could join West Ham on a short loan.

West Ham United is having one of their best campaigns in the recent years and that could translate in a spot for the Champions League next season, as they currently stand fifth in the Premier League. But in order to achieve it, first they need to strengthen their defense.

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With Angelo Ogbonna out for the remainder of the season and Aaron Cresswell dealing with a back injury, the Hammers have set their eyes on French soccer, as they’re trying to acquire PSG defender Abdou Diallo.

The 25-year-old center back can also play as a left-back, a spot David Moyes could use a hand. PSG is set to ask $23 million to sell the economic rights of the defender, but the London team would prefer a short loan first, and if the Senegalese addition is a success, could potentially think of a permanent move in the summer.

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Not the only team interested in the 25-year-old defender

PSG has also is negotiating the transfer of Diallo with Serie A Milan AC, but the Italian side is not interested in a permanent move, as they’re only looking to add him on a six-month loan. Abdou Diallo is currently playing Africa Cup of Nations with Senegal National Team, meaning he could miss the remainder of January.

Jorge Castro Amézquita

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