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West Ham eyeing summer move for Chelsea midfield destroyer

Premier League outfits West Ham United are reportedly interested in securing the services of Chelsea midfield star Tiemoue Bakayoko when the transfer window will be re-opened.

The 25-year-old midfielder has made the switch to Chelsea from Ligue 1 giants AS Monaco for £40m back in 2017, however, has only spent one full season at Stamford Bridge before being sent out on loan.

Bakayoko has spent the previous two season with Serie A giants AC Milan and back at his former club AS Monaco respectively, although the latter are not believed to make his loan deal permanent at the end of this campaign.

The Frenchman stays surplus to requirements in West London club, and Le 10 Sport suggests that he could stay in the capital with the Hammers are planning a move for his signature.

The Hammers would reportedly be interested in making a loan move for Bakayoko, although they could face stiff competition from AC Milan, while Ligue 1 champions, Paris Saint-Germain have also previously been credited with a strong interest.

Bakayoko has played 23 games for AS Monaco across all competitions this campaign, founding back of the net only once and creating two more in the process.