West Ham United leading the race for Leander Dendoncker, just months after David Moyes rejected him

Anderlecht's Leander Dendoncker celebrates after scoring during the Jupiler Pro League match between RSC Anderlecht and Club Brugge, in Brussels, on April 23, 2017, on day 4 of the Play-...

West Ham United reportedly rejected the chance to sign Leander Dendoncker.

Anderlecht's Leander Dendoncker celebrates after scoring during the Jupiler Pro League match between RSC Anderlecht and Club Brugge, in Brussels, on April 23, 2017, on day 4 of the Play-...

David Moyes rejected the chance to sign Leander Dendoncker for West Ham United, according to the Telegraph, so if the Belgian is brought to the London Stadium by Manuel Pellegrini then he would have a chance to prove the Hammers’ former boss wrong.

West Ham were linked heavily in the January transfer window, but Moyes opted against bringing the central midfielder in.

Anderlecht's Josue Sa, Anderlecht's Leander Dendoncker and Anderlecht's Silvere Ganvoula celebrate after scoring during the Jupiler Pro League match between RSC Anderlecht and Sporting...

West Ham’s interest in Dendoncker has seemingly not ended though, with RMC Sport saying that they are leading the race for the Anderlecht man now.

Whether Pellegrini will be more open to bringing in Dendoncker than his predecessor remains to be seen, but he could be an exciting addition to the Hammers’ squad.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Manchester United holds off Leander Dendoncker of RSC Anderlecht during the UEFA Europa League quarter final second leg match between Manchester United and RSC...

West Ham are known to want additions in central midfield, and Dendoncker would be an intriguing signing.

The 23-year-old has developed a reputation as one of the finest talents in Belgium, and looks likely to make a move to a bigger European league this summer.

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