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Leeds United reportedly set to miss out on £1.3m if Byram snubs Everton move

The Leeds United right-back looks set to choose West Ham United over the Toffees.

According to a report from the Yorkshire Post, Sam Byram’s decision to snub Everton in favour of a move to West Ham United will cost Leeds United £1.3million.

The Whites right-back looked set to leave Elland Road for Goodison Park after Everton had a £3.7million offer accepted for Byram.

However, according to Whites owner Massimo Cellino the player himself opted for an alternative offer from the Hammers, which means Leeds will miss out on £1.3million in add-ons that Everton were willing to pay as part of the deal.

Byram’s contract situation at Leeds always meant he was likely to be sold in this transfer window, and given his talent there were sure to be plenty of top flight clubs interested in him.

Now it seems West Ham have got their man; although a move is yet to be finalised as negotiations continue so it remains a case of watch this space.

The 22-year-old is regarded as one of the most exciting young right-sided players in the country and it will be interesting to see how he adapts to the demands of the Premier League if he does complete his move as expected.

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