Report: West Ham showed late interest in Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa

Antoine Griezmann of Atletico Madrid controls the ball under pressure of Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa of Olympique Marseille during the UEFA Europa League Final between Olympique de...

West Ham United reportedly wanted Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa before he moved to Fulham.

Andre Zambo Anguissa of Olympique Marseille (L) competes for the ball with Loren Moron of Real Betis Balompie (R) during the pre-season friendly match between Olympique Marseille and Real...

West Ham United were interested in signing Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa before he moved to Fulham from Marseille, according to L’Equipe.

Fulham signed Anguissa from Marseille on summer transfer deadline day for a fee reported by The Guardian to be worth £30 million.

French publication L’Equipe has claimed that West Ham wanted to gazump the deal at the last minute and showed late interest.

 

Good signing for Fulham?

Anguissa is a very talented and promising young midfielder, and the 22-year-old is a very good signing for Fulham.

The Cameroon international is still very young, but there is no doubt that the 22-year-old is going to get better in the coming years.

While the reported transfer fee of £30m does appear quite a lot, what Fulham have signed is potential.

Andre Zambo Anguissa of Marseille controls the ball during the UEFA Europa League Final between Olympique de Marseille and Club Atletico de Madrid at Stade de Lyon on May 16, 2018 in Lyon,...

Disappointment for West Ham United?

West Ham’s reported late interest in Anguissa shows just how much he was in demand, and one suspects that the London club will be disappointed that they have missed out on the midfielder.

The Hammers, though, have made quite a number of quality signings, and the London Stadium faithful should be confident.

Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa #29 of Marseille and Angel Correa #11 of Atletico Madrid battle for the ball during the UEFA Europa League Final between Olympique de Marseille and Club Atletico...

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