West Ham in no hurry to discuss new contract with this impressive star despite interest

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The Hammers are not thought to be immediately concerned with offering Aaron Cresswell improved terms.

West Ham United are in no rush to open talks with left-back Aaron Cresswell over an improved contract at the club despite his impressive season and reported interest from top Premier League clubs, according to the London Evening Standard.

Cresswell has been a hugely consistent figure for the Irons since joining from Ipswich Town two years ago, and was rewarded for his superb debut season, at the end of which he was named the club's player of the year, with a new five-year contract last summer.

The 26-year-old's performances have kicked up another notch this campaign as Slaven Bilic's side have mounted a push for European qualification, making 43 appearances in all competitions for the Irons.

That form has seen speculation surface that clubs such as Manchester City and Liverpool will look to make a move for the left-back this summer, but the Standard reports that West Ham have no immediate intentions to offer the defender further improved terms.

The Standard quotes a club spokesperson as saying: "We review the contracts of our players all the time but there is no rush with Aaron as his deal still has six years to run, including an option period."

Having already signed two contracts at the club in the space of 22 months, West Ham's decision seems a reasonable one but it may still concern supporters that they might lose one of their prized assets, particularly if the club fail to break into the top four.

After their 3-1 win over Watford this weekend, Bilic's side are sixth in the Premier League table, three points behind Manchester United in fifth and eight points off a spot in the top four with just four matches remaining.

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