West Ham are the preferred destination for West Brom goalkeeper Sam Johnstone.
Amid interest from Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solksjaer to take the 28-year-old back to Old Trafford where he started his career, it is believed Johnstone would prefer to link up with David Moyes.
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Despite being seemingly doomed to relegation the Baggies’ struggles this season haven’t extended to Johnstone, who has remained an impressive figure for Sam Allardyce’s side.
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Signing a goalkeeper may not feature as a priority for Moyes this summer given Lukasz Fabianski‘s continued longevity.
However, if the Hammers are going to delve into the market for a stopper then Johnstone would be a safe bet.
Fabianski, who has averaged 6.82 with Sofascore this season, will turn 37 before the end of the 2021/22 campaign and recent injuries to both the Pole and Darren Randolph suggest a reliable understudy is required at the very least.
Valued at just £5.4m, signing Johnstone would allow Moyes the freedom to bolster his squad in multiple areas.