West Ham join long list of suitors for Porto ace


West Ham are interested in signing Porto midfielder Yacine Brahimi, according to Abola (via The Algerian international has been tipped to leave the Estadio do Dragao since the summer but no clubs have made a bid that has met Porto’s demands for the player.

The Portuguese newspaper also report that ten other clubs are looking at the 26 year old with Premier League sides Manchester City, Manchester United and Arsenal all believed to keeping an eye on the winger.

In addition to the English teams, Italian clubs Juventus and Napoli, Spanish sides Atletico Madrid and Sevilla as well as Ligue One teams Marseille and Monaco have all expressed an interest.

Brahimi has had to fight his way back into first team contention after being frozen out at the club. He was not included in the squad for Porto’s first four league games of the season, and has started on just four occasions this campaign. The Algerian started on the left wing against Feirense on Sunday, and also scored against Leicester in the 5-0 win in the Champions League last week.

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