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Mbemba and Sakho part-exchange would be great deal for West Ham

David Moyes manager of West Ham United during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Shrewsbury Town and West Ham United at New Meadow on January 7, 2018 in Shrewsbury, England.

West Ham have reportedly been offered the chance to sign a Newcastle United defender.

Newcastle player Chancel Mbemba in action during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Stoke City at St. James Park on September 16, 2017 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

There could be plenty of interesting deals finalised before the transfer window closes and it appears that West Ham United will be heavily involved in proceedings.

West Ham striker Diafra Sakho has been linked with a move away from the club and is the subject of interest from Newcastle United.

As reported by Sky Sports, Newcastle have offered West Ham the chance to sign defender Chancel Mbemba, with the London club prepared to include Sakho as part of the deal.

Diafra Sakho of West Ham United and Alberto Moreno of Liverpool battle for possession during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Liverpool at London Stadium on November 4,...

The report indicates that Sakho's proposed move to Crystal Palace is now in doubt, which could increase the possibility of him joining Newcastle and Mbemba signing for West Ham.

If the part-exchange deal did go ahead then it would be excellent business for West Ham as not only would they free themselves of an underperforming striker (Sakho has only scored four goals in 17 appearances across all competitions this season) but they would be signing a dependable defender who could help them greatly in their quest to avoid relegation.

Chancel Mbemba of Newcastle United is watched by Philip Billing during the Premier League match between Huddersfield Town and Newcastle United at John Smith's Stadium on August 20, 2017 in...

Mbemba has, rather surprisingly, been used sparingly by Newcastle this season but the 23-year-old is an impressive defender and would help to make West Ham more resilient at the back, indicating that this would be an excellent deal for David Moyes' side.

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