Carl Jenkinson wants another West Ham loan, despite Sunderland bid

The Arsenal fullback is said to be eager to remain in London, despite the Black Cats agreeing a loan deal with his parent club.

It is uncertain where Carl Jenkinson will be playing his Premier League football next season, with a move to Sunderland no closer amid reports West Ham retain a strong interest in the player.

Jenkinson is said to have enjoyed his loan spell at Upton Park last season, and is happy to consider a return there for what would be West Ham's final season at their old ground before moving to the Olympic Stadium, according to the Mirror.

He made 36 appearances last season, including his highest ever number in the Premier League, 32, and with Slaven Bilic taking over, could be part of an exciting new side.

Sunderland have been mentioned as being ahead of other interested parties, having reportedly agreed a sizeable loan fee of around £1.5 million with the Gunners for the 23-year-old, the Mirror say.

But that deal still relies on Jenkinson agreeing to move to the North-East, a big change from the settled London life he was able to continue by moving to the Hammers in 2014-15.

Though it is believed that Bilic is open to the England Under-21 star taking in another loan switch to East London, there is some uncertainty as to whether West Ham will pay such a large loan fee.

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