West Ham should make a move for Geoffrey Kondogbia
Kondogbia wants a move to ensure he makes it into France's 2018 World Cup squad, and he has his sights set on the Premier League.
Inter will only sell for £25 million, but it is a figure Premier League side West Ham should consider paying.
Kondogbia is rumoured by The Sun to be on the radar of Tottenham and Liverpool, but West Ham could offer him a clearer path to first team football.
In a World Cup year that is of the utmost importance to the physically gifted 24-year-old, who has played alongside Paul Pogba in midfield for France from youth level.
Kondogbia is a defensive midfielder who could be the long term replacement for Mark Noble at West Ham.
He picked up five yellow cards in 20 starts last season for Inter, showing his willingness to mix it, and the Premier League could be better for his game than Italian football has been.
When a teenager at Sevilla he was regarded as one of Europe's top talents, before he signed for Monaco and led them to the 2014/15 Champions League quarter-finals, knocking out Arsenal along the way.
The move to Inter has seen his career trajectory slide a little, but he has still been a consistent performer when he has played.
West Ham could be the ideal club for him to reset, and establish himself as the main man in midfield, rather than become a squad player at Liverpool or Tottenham.
He would be a potentially more sensible option than taking a risk on injury prone Jack Wilshere, and add a further touch of steel to the Hammers' midfield.