Report claims Everton-linked N'Zonzi favours London move... and West Ham should not be discounted

Sam Allardyce looks on from the stand during the Premier League match between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on November 29, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

Could West Ham United rival Everton for the Sevilla midfielder?

Steven N'Zonzi of Sevilla FC looks on during the UEFA Champions League match between Sevilla FC and NK Maribor at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on September 26, 2017 in Seville, Spain.

Gambling Times reporter Graeme Bailey claims West Ham United should not be discounted in the race to sign Steven N'Zonzi, who is wanted by several clubs including Everton.

Speaking to France Football this week, N'Zonzi confirmed his intention to leave Sevilla this winter, and could be sold for less than his £35 million release clause.

Sam Allardyce looks on from the stand during the Premier League match between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on November 29, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

But despite the presence of his former manager Sam Allardyce at Everton, N'Zonzi is said to favour a move to London, where his son is residing.

Arsenal are another club linked this week, although Bailey's report states that West Ham - and Chelsea, too - "should not be discounted" in the race to sign the 28-year-old, which could also include Paris Saint-Germain.

Interestingly, bookmakers Bet Victor have already listed the Hammers at 8/1 to sign N'Zonzi in January, behind Leicester City (6/1) and favourites Everton (5/1).

Sporting CP midfielder William Carvalho from Portugal  during the Five Violins Trophy match between Sporting CP and AC Fiorentina at Estadio Jose Alvalade on July 29, 2017 in Lisbon,...

West Ham are being tipped to move for a midfielder in N'Zonzi's mould this winter, with Sporting CP's William Carvalho linked again this week.

Should West Ham move for N'Zonzi?

 

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