Has Dave Sullivan JR hinted West Ham United are on the verge of signing Issa Diop?

Toulouse's French defender Issa Diop vies Nantes' Argentinian forward Emiliano Sala during the French L1 football match  Toulouse against Nantes January 17, 2018 at the Municipal Stadium...

West Ham United are said to be close to agreeing a deal for Issa Diop.

Lille's Malian forward Yves Bissouma  vies with Toulouse's French defender Issa Diop during the French L1 football match Toulouse against Lille May 6, 2018 at the Municipal Stadium in...

Dave Sullivan JR may just have hinted at West Ham United being close to the signing of Issa Diop on Instagram.

The son of West Ham co-owner David Sullivan has previously broken transfer news on social media.

And Sullivan certainly used an intriguing choice of words, given the rumours around West Ham at the moment.

Toulouse's French defender Kelvin Amian (L) and Toulouse's French defender Issa Diop (C) vie with Angers' Cameroonian forward Karl Toko Ekambi (R) during the French L1 football match...

Sky Sports have reported how West Ham are very close to agreeing a deal with Toulouse for centre-back Issa Diop.

And Sullivan posted a picture with the caption ‘Issa A Vibe’ on Instagram yesterday, which has led to fans of the London club speculating over its meaning.

‘Issa’ has become a colloquial term, but the timing of Sullivan’s Instagram post is certainly intriguing.

If West Ham do bring in Diop, it seems likely that the young defender would go straight into Manuel Pellegrini’s side’s defence for next season.

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