Report: West Ham is most likely destination for Marseille's Morgan Sanson

Manuel Pellegrini, Manager of West Ham United arrives at the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Watford FC and West Ham United at Vicarage Road on May 12, 2019 in Watford,...

Morgan Sanson has been linked with three Premier League clubs: West Ham United, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Newcastle.

Olympique de Marseille's French midfielder Morgan Sanson celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the French L1 football match between Nice (OGCN) and Marseille (OM) at 'Allianz...

West Ham United is the most likely destination for Marseille midfielder Morgan Sanson, according to La Provence, despite a number of rival Premier League clubs showing an interest in the French play-maker.

The 1993 European Cup winners are under pressure to sell a number of their star players after finishing outside the Champions League places last season and Sky Sports claims that Sanson has been made available for £31 million.

 

West Ham have held talks with the former Montpellier ace but Manuel Pellegrini’s side were facing plenty of competition with Newcastle United and long-time suitors Wolverhampton Wanderers also in the race.

But according to La Provence, Sanson is likely to be playing his football at the London Stadium, rather than St James’ Park or Molineux, by the time the 2019/20 season kicks off in two months’ time.

Morgan Sanson of Marseille during the french Ligue 1 match between Olympique de Marseille (OM) and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) at Stade Velodrome on October 28, 2018 in Marseille, France.

An all-action 24-year-old, Sanson was a rare bright spark in a dreadful campaign for Marseille and scored four goals in all competitions while providing a further five assists.

He’d add creativity and thrust to a West Ham midfield which has often looked a little one paced in recent times.

Morgan Sanson during the Ligue 1 match between Olympique de Marseille and FC Nantes at Stade Velodrome on April 28, 2019 in Marseille, France.

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