Next Eric Dier? Spurs reportedly want Taylor Moore, West Ham consider re-signing him

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Tottenham and West Ham are reportedly keen on Lens defender Taylor Moore.

According to The Sun, Lens defender Taylor Moore is a summer target for both Tottenham and West Ham United, who could be available for just £1.5m this summer.

Moore, 18, was born in London and even started his career with the West Ham academy, before moving to France at the age of just seven, joining Etaples and eventually Lens.

Having come up through the ranks with Lens since the age of 12, Moore has now made five appearances for the Lens first team, and has four caps for the England Under-19's, following on from 15 games for the Under-17's and Under-18's.

Now, the 6ft centre back is allegedly attracting interest from English clubs keen to bring him back home, with The Sun claiming that Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United are keen.

A teenager with bags of potential, Taylor would fit the bill for Tottenham given that Mauricio Pochettino regularly promotes youngsters to his first team, whilst he will understandably earn comparisons to current Spurs ace Eric Dier.

Dier also left England as a child, heading to Portugal and coming up through the ranks with Sporting Lisbon, making his name as a centre back before returning to England with Spurs in 2014 - a potentially eerie likeness to new target Moore.

With West Ham also believed to be interested, Moore may fancy heading back to the club he joined as a child before moving to France with his parents. The Hammers already have some talented young players like Reece Burke and Reece Oxford, and Moore could add to that, with Lens reportedly seeking a fee of just £1.5m for their hot prospect this summer.

Would Moore be better off signing for Spurs or West Ham?

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