Report: West Ham to sell Oxford to RB Leipzig

West Ham United's Scottish manager David Moyes arrives for the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Newcastle United at The London Stadium, in east London on...

The West Ham prospect is currently on loan at Borussia Monchengladbach

Reece Oxford of West Ham United arrives at the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Middlesbrough and West Ham United at the Riverside Stadium on January 21, 2017 in...

West Ham United are reportedly set to sell youngster Reece Oxford to RB Leipzig in the January transfer window.

Oxford, who can play as a centre-back or a defensive-midfielder, is currently on loan at Borussia Monchengladbach and has made just three Bundesliga appearances this season, although two of those have come this month.

As reported by BBC Sport, West Ham are prepared to exercise their option to recall Oxford in January and will sell him to RB Leipzig for a fee that could rise to €19 million (£16.88 million) plus add-ons.

Freiburg's forward Nils Petersen and Moenchengladbach's  English defender Reece Oxford (R) vie for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match between SC Freiburg...

The 19-year-old, who has been capped by England at various youth levels, has long been seen as a potential star for West Ham, but it now appears that his future lies away from the club.

In 2015 Oxford became West Ham's youngest ever player when he played against Lusitanos in a Europa League first qualifying round, first leg fixture.

Tony Watt of Blackburn Rovers is challenged by Reece Oxford of West Ham United during The Emirates FA Cup fifth round match between Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United at Ewood park on...

He went on to produce an outstanding performance as West Ham beat Arsenal on the opening weekend of the Premier League season but could now leave the club having made just 14 senior appearances.

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