Possible blow for West Ham with Arsenal reportedly back in for Evans

A commemorative banne is seen outside the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal and Burnley at Emirates Stadium on May 6, 2018 in London, England.

Arsenal are interested in signing Jonny Evans from West Brom again, which will come as a blow to West Ham.

Jonny Evans of West Bromwich Albion holds off James Milner of Liverpool  during The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion at Anfield on January 27,...

Arsenal have rekindled their interest in West Bromwich Albion defender Jonny Evans, according to the Mirror, who is available for just £3m following the club's relegation.

Evans can leave for such a relatively low fee due to a release clause written into the 30-year-old's contract in the event that the Baggies went down to the Championship.

Jonny Evans of West Bromwich Albion celebrates after scoring his sides first goal with Ahmed El-Sayed Hegazi of West Bromwich Albion during the Premier League match between West Bromwich...

This news will come as a blow to West Ham United, who the Mirror reported last month were hoping to snap up the experienced centre-back themselves to improve their own defence.

Crystal Palace, Everton, Leicester City and Newcastle United are understood to be the other Premier League clubs keeping a close eye on developments.

The Gunners have once again turned their attention to Evans as they look to offload Shkodran Mustafi this summer, while Laurent Koscielny is out until Christmas with an Achilles injury.

A commemorative banne is seen outside the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal and Burnley at Emirates Stadium on May 6, 2018 in London, England.

The BBC outlined that the North London club had a bid of £12m for the Northern Ireland international rejected during the January transfer window, with West Brom looking for in excess of £20m at the time.

Now they will be able to snap up Evans for a fraction of the price.

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