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West Ham may miss out on Filip Kostic

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West Ham United might be about to overlook out on one other high goal if studies are to be believed…

What’s the phrase?

Taking to Twitter, Fabrizio Romano issued the next replace on Eintracht Frankfurt wing-back Filip Kostic: “Juventus might be in direct contact with Eintracht through the weekend to finish Filip Kostic deal.

“West Ham are conscious of participant’s precedence to hitch Juventus as quickly as attainable. Kostic has reached full settlement on private phrases with Juve – golf equipment are involved.”

Moyes wants him

The information that West Ham appear set to overlook out on a goal who they may have wrapped up by now might be a intestine punch for David Moyes, who hoped to boost his staff’s left-hand facet with the person who terrorised the Hammers of their Europa League semi-final tie final season.

It was this competitors which noticed the Serbian impress on a continental platform, along with his performances broadcast onto a a lot larger stage than Bundesliga matches.

Nonetheless, Kostic excelled in no matter competitors he performed in final season, along with his eye for a purpose, velocity down the wing and depraved supply making him a “harmful” prospect for all who confronted him, within the phrases of RB Leipzig supervisor Domenico Tedesco.

Would Filip Kostic have been a very good West Ham signing?




Seven targets and 15 assists throughout 42 European and Bundesliga appearances from what’s technically a defensive place makes for astounding studying and dwarfs the figures accrued by Aaron Cresswell.

With simply two assists and three targets for the 32-year-old within the Premier League final time period, together with two pink playing cards in key moments of their Europa League run, it might be argued that the time had come to interchange the Englishman.

With Kostic seemingly obtainable, to overlook out on him might be sorely disappointing for Moyes.

The £43k-per-week wing-back additionally created a mouth-watering 16 huge probabilities final season within the Bundesliga, which means that the likes of Michail Antonio (13 targets in 2021/22) and Gianluca Scamacca (16 targets) would have had a feast along with his deliveries from out large.

With Cresswell’s powers waning and no apparent positional different, Moyes is in determined want of somebody to both step up or are available and take the 32-year-old’s place at left-back.

Kostic may have been the proper alternative, however this newest replace means that it might not come to fruition for the Hammers.

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