Coventry City midfielder Tom Bayliss is a possible target for West Ham, who have been monitoring his progress of late.

According to claims from Birmingham Live, the Hammers are among a host of clubs who have identified the England Under-20 international as one for the future.

Bayliss has emerged as a promising player, and at a reported valuation of just £3 million, he appears to be an affordable target for top-flight clubs.

The midfielder has scored nine goals in 73 appearances for Coventry and, in the 2018 January window, the club rejected bids from Championship side Derby County. 

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West Ham are stocked in the midfield position following the signing of Pablo Fornals from Villarreal, and Manuel Pellegrini has a plethora of options at his disposal ahead of next season already.

However, it seems Bayliss is a player who has been identified as a potential transfer target, with his displays at Coventry convincing the Hammers of his qualities.

Leeds United, Aston Villa, Liverpool and Everton are also noted as suitors for the youngster.

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