Report: West Ham make Xande Silva decision after receiving numerous offers

Manuel Pellegrini  of West Ham United during Training at Rush Green on August 23, 2018 in Romford, England.

Xande Silva made his first start for West Ham United in the FA Cup win against Birmingham City on Saturday.

West Ham United Unveil New Signing Xande Silva at London Stadium on August 2, 2018 in London, England.

Xande Silva did not wait around to show what all the fuss was about after signing for West Ham United for a fee of around £3 million (Record).

Just 11 days after arriving from Vitoria Guimaraes, Silva produced a remarkable debut performance for the Hammers’ U23 side. A four-minute hat-trick against bitter rivals Tottenham Hotspur was one way to make an impact.

 

Since then, Silva has scored a further four goals for the U23s, meaning he has seven in just six Premier League 2 games. And the 21-year-old was rewarded with his first start for the club on Saturday, featuring in the 2-0 FA Cup win against Birmingham City.

Clearly, West Ham have high hopes for Silva. So much so that they have rejected any offers to take him on loan, according to Football London.

Xande Silva of West Ham United  during the FA Cup Third Round match between West Ham United and Birmingham City at The London Stadium on January 5, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

It is understood that a whole host of clubs have launched enquiries about Silva but he appears to be a key part of Manuel Pellegrini’s first-team plans alongside fellow youngsters like Conor Coventry and Grady Diangana.

Although maybe Silva would benefit from leaving on a short-term basis like Marcus Browne, the talented midfielder who thrived during a spell at Oxford United.

Xande Silva of Portugal celebrates after scoring the winning goal during the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 group C match between Portugal and Iran at Incheon Munhak Stadium on...

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