Slaven Bilic confirms interest in signing Gokhan Tore and Atiba Hutchinson, West Ham reunions wanted

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Slaven Bilic has confirmed his interest in two Besiktas stars.

West Ham's manager Slaven Bilic looks dejected

West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic has told Lig TV, as reported by Turkish newspaper Fotomac, that he is definitely interested in signing Besiktas duo Atiba Hutchinson and Gokhan Tore.

The Hammers have already snapped up midfielder Havard Nordtveit on a free transfer, as well as young players like Domingos Quina and Antonio Martinez.

Now though, boss Bilic will be turning his attention to other players, with right back an area of concern, and another winger will also be wanted.

Turkish newspaper Milliyet recently reported that Bilic wanted to reunite with two Besiktas stars, with Atiba Hutchinson and Gokhan Tore believed to be on his radar having worked with them in Turkey.

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Now, with Bilic over in France covering Euro 2016, he has been asked by Turkish TV channel Lig TV about Hutchinson and Tore - and as quoted by newspaper Fotomac, he appears to be keen on reuniting with both players at the Olympic Stadium.

Bilic admitted that he was 'definitely interested' in them, but many things must come together before Tore and Hutchinson become West Ham players - and even suggested that a few more Besiktas players could be on his wish list.

"If you ask, yes I am definitely interested in them," said Bilic. "Many things must come together for a transfer. Of course, mostly the interest of the player. Many things are written in the Turkish press. But for me, Gokhan Tore, Atiba Hutchinson and a few Beşiktaş players are intriguing. I know them well," he added.

Canadian star Hutchinson, 33, is a versatile player who can play in holding midfield or at right back, whilst former Chelsea winger Tore is a dangerous left-footed winger - and the 24-year-old could be a smart signing thanks to his dribbling ability and pace out wide.

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