West Ham United reportedly interested in John McGinn

David Moyes, Manager of West Ham United looks on prior to the Premier League match between West Ham United and Newcastle United at London Stadium on December 23, 2017 in London, England.

West Ham United manager David Moyes reportedly wanted Hibernian’s John McGinn when he was at Sunderland.

Kevin Strootman of Netherlands vies with John McGinn of Scotland during the International Friendly between Scotland and Netherlands at Pittodrie Stadium on November 9, 2017 in Aberdeen,...

West Ham United are interested in signing John McGinn from Hibernian in the January transfer window, according to The Sun.

It has been reported that West Ham are facing a losing battle to sign defensive midfielder Steven Nzonzi from Sevilla and are looking at McGinn instead.

Sevilla have reportedly decided to put transfers on hold for the rest of the season while they wait to appoint a successor to Eduardo Berizzo, who was recently dismissed as the club’s head coach.

John McGinn of Hibernian celebrates at the final whistle as Hibernian beat Rangers 3-2 during the William Hill Scottish Cup Final between Rangers FC and Hibernian FC at Hamden Park on May...

According to The Sun, West Ham manager David Moyes is a massive fan of Hibernian midfielder McGinn, who could reportedly cost around £4 million in transfer fees.

This is not the first time that Moyes has been linked with the 23-year-old Scotland international midfielder.

David Moyes, Manager of West Ham United instructs his side during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Newcastle United at London Stadium on December 23, 2017 in London,...

Back in March 2017, The Daily Mail reported that Moyes, who was then in charge of Sunderland, was monitoring the former St. Mirren star with a view to signing him in the summer of 2017.

It was reported that the former Manchester United and Everton manager had personally gone to Scotland to scout the Hibs star.

McGinn is one of the best midfielders in the Scottish Premiership, and if he is given time and shown patience, then he could be a tremendous player for West Ham in the Premier League in the coming years.

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