West Ham are believed to be preparing yet another Czech raid – this time for Slavia Prague defender David Zima.
Twitter: West Ham are keen to sign Slavia Prague defender David Zima this summer.
However, the 20-year-old wants assurances… https://t.co/hWEXQDMiFt (@WHUFCFZ)
Named as part of the Czech Republic squad at Euro 2020, it’s claimed Zima would be open to a switch to either the Premier League or La Liga.
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Valued at £6.75million and under contract until 2024 (Transfermarkt), prizing Zima away could be an expensive outlay for West Ham, despite the youngster’s tender age.
Given his relative inexperience at anything resembling the top level, David Moyes would surely be reticent to offer the required guarantees over game-time.
Already boasting Craig Dawson, Issa Diop, Angelo Ogbonna, Winston Reid and fellow hot prospect Frederik Alves, the London Stadium squad isn’t short on centre-back options.
That said, the success of both Soucek and Coufal in east London could perhaps sway the Irons into taking the gamble on what could be another star in the making.