The Hammers are believed to be keen on the 22-year-old alongside interest from Leicester City, Newcastle United and Everton.
— Football Transfers (@Transferzone00) January 20, 2022
The report claims that the Blues would be reluctant to see the France Under 21 international leave the club in the January window.
READ WEST HAM VERDICT
Whilst a central defensive addition is a nigh-on must for David Moyes’ squad this month, signing a first-team squad member from a genuine Premier League rival looks like an unlikely prospect.
At present just seven points separate West Ham and Chelsea with the Hammers having a game in hand to come.
Albeit the £5.4million valued Frenchman would be a smart loan capture to follow Kurt Zouma across London, it’s almost impossible to forsee the Stamford Bridge sanctioning this deal.