Report: £4m West Ham deal hits a problem, but he wants to join

Dublin , Ireland - 18 November 2019; Darren Randolph of Republic of Ireland during the UEFA EURO2020 Qualifier match between Republic of Ireland and Denmark at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.

West Ham United's move for Darren Randolph has reportedly hit an issue.

Dublin , Ireland - 18 November 2019; Darren Randolph of Republic of Ireland during the UEFA EURO2020 Qualifier match between Republic of Ireland and Denmark at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.

According to The Guardian, West Ham United's bid to re-sign Darren Randolph from Middlesbrough has hit a problem due to his medical.

It's claimed that Randolph is yet to pass a medical, and the deal is on hold until West Ham are satisfied with his injury status.

The goalkeeper is currently out with a thigh injury, and he hasn't played for Boro since the 2-2 draw with Hull City on November 24th.

 

West Ham clearly want to know whether this will be a niggling issue moving forward for Randolph, but still anticipate him being their first signing of the January window.

Randolph wants a move back to West Ham and a £4millon deal is on the table, but the medical issues have just thrown a spanner in the works for now.

The 32-year-old spent two years at West Ham between 2015 and 2017, making 42 appearances before moving on to Boro under Garry Monk.

Darren Randolph of Middlesbrough celebrates his team's second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Middlesbrough and Hull City at Riverside Stadium on November 24, 2019 in...

Randolph seemingly fancies another crack at Premier League football with the Hammers, even though his situation may not be too dissimilar from the first time around.

Randolph was stuck behind Adrian for much of his first spell, and could now be behind Lukasz Fabianski this time, meaning he's taking something of a surprise gamble by heading back to East London.

Darren Randolph of Middlesbrough during the Sky Bet Championship match between Middlesbrough and Hull City at the Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough on Sunday 24th November 2019.

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