Far from being alone in the pursuit, the 18-year-old centre-back has attracted plenty of attention with Arsenal, Everton, Brighton and the Hammers all said to be in talks with the teenager.
Fulham are keen to keep hold of their talented star and have offered a professional contract for when his scholarship ends this June, but with numerous clubs circling the future remains very much up in the air.
The report also cites interest from Bundesliga side FC Koln, however, those talks are thought to have come to an end without an agreement.
Having signed Frederik Alves in January and with links to Rochdale wonderkid Kwadwo Baah not going away, there certainly seems to be a concerted effort to sign some of the brightest young talents around.
A policy that has served the Hammers well in the past, having brought numerous players through the academy ranks in years gone by, not to mention a certain Declan Rice who signed from London rivals Chelsea as a youngster before going on to become a first-team star.