Report: West Ham United confident of beating Everton to Daniel Opare

Daniel Opare of FC Augsburg in action during the FC Augsburg training session ahead of their UEFA Europa League round of 32, second leg match against Liverpool at Anfield on February 24,...

West Ham United and Everton are both said to be tracking the Augsburg right-back.

Daniel Opare of FC Augsburg in action during the FC Augsburg training session ahead of their UEFA Europa League round of 32, second leg match against Liverpool at Anfield on February 24,...

According to a report on Soka25, West Ham United are close to signing Daniel Opare from Augsburg on a free transfer.

West Ham are free to talk to Opare, as he only has six months remaining on his contract.

And David Moyes’ side have acted quickly, in their attempts to bring in the right-back.

West Ham United's Scottish manager David Moyes looks on before the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Hove Albion and West Ham United at the American Express...

The Ghanian is believed to have wanted a move away from Augsburg last month, but his attempts were blocked.

West Ham are now keen to add him to their squad in the summer, and they are confident of winning the race.

Everton had also expressed an interest in the 27-year-old, but look set to miss out.

Daniel Opare of FC Augsburg in action during the FC Augsburg training session ahead of their UEFA Europa League round of 32, second leg match against Liverpool at Anfield on February 24,...

Sam Allardyce reportedly felt that the right-back could have bolstered his squad, and provided competition from Seamus Coleman.

However, West Ham have reportedly won the race, with Opare edging closer to a move to the London Stadium.

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