West Ham United moving for Steven N'Zonzi would be ideal option for them

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.

West Ham United are said to be among the contenders to sign Steven N'Zonzi from Sevilla in January.

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.

According to a report on the Gambling Times, West Ham United are among the contenders to sign Steven N’Zonzi in the January transfer window.

Sevilla midfielder N’Zonzi is expected to move on in the new year, when the transfer window re-opens.

West Ham have been linked with an ambitious bid for the French midfielder, and his capture would be a hugely exciting addition for David Moyes’ side.

West Ham have been heavily linked with Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho in recent times in the Daily Mail, but N’Zonzi would be an even better signing.

Steven N'Zonzi of Sevilla during a pre-season friendly match between Everton and Sevilla at Goodison Park on August 6, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

Carvalho and N’Zonzi are similar players, but the Sevilla man has experience of playing in the Premier League, and that could be crucial.

N’Zonzi has previously played for both Blackburn Rovers and Stoke City, and his familiarity with English football could be key.

West Ham simply cannot afford to wait for any signings they make to find their feet, as they need to have an immediate impact.

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,...

Carvalho has never played outside Portugal before, and could take some time to get used to Premier League football.

That is simply a risk that West Ham cannot afford to take, as they need to put points on board rapidly, if they are to avoid relegation.

And Moyes would, therefore, be far better off bringing in N’Zonzi than Carvalho at this moment in time.

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