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West Ham ready big pay hike, five year deal for Maupay

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West Ham United co chairmen and are preparing to offer Brentford attacker a big pay rise, according to Football Insider.

The outlet claims that bigwigs are prepared to offer the side’s standout man a five year contract and a big hike in wages.

The east outfit have turned their attention to the 22-year-old, having suffered disappointment in their hunt for the likes of Maxi Gomez and Callum Wilson.

West Ham are thought to have been told that they’ll need to offer at least £15million to land the Bees ace, while Aston Villa and Sheffield United are also sniffing around.

OPINION

Maupay would be a tremendous signing for the Hammers, there’s no mistake about that. He has been tearing it up in recent years in the Championship and is still young enough to suggest he can make the step up to and continue to progress over the next few years. Obviously he wasn’t West Ham’s first choice frontman, they’ve clearly looked at other strikers as Football Insider’s report states, but he could end up being the pick of them. For Maupay, to get a big pay rise and stay in while making the step up to the top flight; what could be better? £15million isn’t too much money for a free-scoring 22-year-old, so if really want Maupay it shouldn’t be too difficult to agree a transfer fee with their neighbours and finalise terms with the player himself. Sounds like a perfect signing, no?

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