West Ham fans react after hearing Ozan Kabak interest

A West Ham fan in a sombrero chants during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Leicester City at London Stadium on April 20, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

West Ham United reportedly want Stuttgart's Ozan Kabak.

Ozan Kabak of VfB Stuttgart looks on during the Bundesliga match between VfB Stuttgart and VfL Wolfsburg at Mercedes-Benz Arena on May 11, 2019 in Stuttgart, Germany.

West Ham United have enjoyed a strong start to the summer transfer window, and it may be set to continue if reports are to be believed.

The Hammers not only brought in two experienced goalkeepers in Roberto Jimenez and David Martin, but then splashed the cash to sign Villarreal playmaker Pablo Fornals.

Manuel Pellegrini will continue to look for new signings, and a new centre back will be wanted to support Issa Diop and Fabian Balbuena in the West Ham back line.

 

There are concerns about the futures of Winston Reid and Angelo Ogbonna, and The Guardian report that West Ham now want Stuttgart defender Ozan Kabak.

The Turkish teenager only joined Stuttgart in January, but his impressive displays following his switch from Galatasaray saw him win the Bundesliga Rookie of the Year award.

Stuttgart suffered relegation though, and Kabak now has a €15million (£13million) release clause in his deal, which West Ham are now looking to trigger.

A West Ham fan in a sombrero chants during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Leicester City at London Stadium on April 20, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

Hammers fans have been taking to Twitter to react, with many urging the club to get a deal done, feeling that Kabak is a defender with huge potential that won't break the bank.

Intriguingly, Arsenal fans also had strong reactions to the Kabak rumour, believing West Ham are streets ahead of the Gunners in the transfer market, and are targeting players that Arsenal need, with some real jealousy coming from Arsenal fans who are fearing a tricky summer.

A general view of Arsenal fans during the Carabao Cup Final between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium on February 25, 2018 in London, England.

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