Fulham snapped up Cyrus Christie on transfer deadline day.
The January transfer window may be over, but that isn't stopping speculation surrounding West Ham United and their potential targets ahead of the summer transfer window.
The Hammers ended January with two new faces in through the London Stadium doors, as Joao Mario and Jordan Hugill arrived from Inter Milan and Preston North End respectively, before manager David Moyes completed another deal last week.
West Ham brought in Patrice Evra on a free transfer from Marseille last week, adding the veteran left back to their defensive ranks for the rest of the season, and now links are emerging for the summer too.
Fredericks, 25, came up through the ranks with Tottenham Hotspur but has made his name with Fulham, starring in the Championship with consistent displays at right back for Slavisa Jokanovic's side whilst displaying great pace and attacking ability.
Whilst Fredericks will now play out the rest of the season attempting to help Fulham return to the Premier League, he could be back there anyway next term – and the Cottagers may have hinted that they are planning for life without him.
Fulham swooped on deadline day to land right back Cyrus Christie from Middlesbrough in a £3million deal (The Northern Echo); a considerable outlay for the defender, who will initially serve as cover for Fredericks.
However, many believe that the Republic of Ireland ace has been brought in with a view to replacing Fredericks next season, saving the club from having to bring in a right back this summer and get him up to speed with Jokanovic's style.
That suggests that Fredericks could be on his way out of Craven Cottage, and with a new deal currently looking unlikely, West Ham may be in a great place to land a bargain.