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West Ham eye Zaidu Jan move



West Ham eye Zaidu Jan move
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English Premier League side, West Ham United, are pushing hard to sign Super Eagles and Porto left-back Zaidu Sanusi during the January transfer window,  National Daily Newspaper reports.

The Hammers are in the market to find a replacement for Aaron Cresswell, who has spent nine years with the club since joining from Ipswich Town in 2014.

After eight seasons, the 33-year-old almost left the London Stadium outfit in the summer but the club managed to hold on to him.

Whilst David Moyes still has former Chelsea man Emerson at the London StadiumTEAMtalk wrote that the manager was actively pushing for an upgrade to the position in the New Year.

“We’ve had it confirmed to us that Hammers scouts have been working hard on a number of potential options and one of those who has impressed is Porto’s Zaidu Sanusi,” the website wrote.

“The Nigerian international, who has been with Porto since 2020, has been watched closely by West Ham including technical director Tim Steidten – who has appreciated the player for a long time.

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“Sanusi has just returned to action following injury but has featured in Porto’s last two games and the Londoners were understood to be present.”

The 26-year-old has scored seven times in 118 games for Porto having previously played for lesser-known Portuguese club Santa Clara.

He has also won 15 caps for Nigeria, having made his debut for his country back in 2020.

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