West Ham are reportedly still keen to appoint Quique Sanchez Flores as their new manager.

The Hammers confirmed that David Moyes had signed a six-month contract with the club last week following Slaven Bilic’s dismissal. However, it looks as though the hierarchy remain keen to select a candidate to lead the club forward, and like the prospect of Flores at West Ham.

According to a report from Spanish news outlet Sport, as covered by the Daily Star, West Ham are plotting a summer swoop for the Espanyol coach.

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It’s claimed that Flores was offered the chance to replace Bilic at the helm this season, but declined the chance as he was reluctant to depart Espanyol midway through the campaign.

However, it looks as though a summer move for the ex-Watford man is a genuine possibility still, with Moyes’ contract only running until the end of the season.

Flores was unfortunate to have been sacked at Watford, and a return to London could present itself in the not so distant future, it seems.