Rico Henry: Southampton eager to authorize ₤ 15m West Ham target from Brentford
David Moyes should look to accelerate West Ham United’s wellbeing in Rico Henry amid reports that Southampton are sob to figure the Brentford defender this summer.
According to the , Henry is thicken to be in gamy demand when the unload window opens as the full-back is destined to drama Premier League football later season.
Brentford own empirical their push for top-flight football hit a bump in preceding weeks, with Thomas Frank’s element appearance the automatic places after a run of four limp draws.
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Henry is unshakable to test himself in the Premier League next season – with or without the Bees – and has a amount of passive suitors considering swoops to afford him that chance.
Southampton are claimed to be heading the emerging line as Ralph Hasenhuttl’s angle mobilize for life after Ryan Bertrand, with the full-back on recent terms ahead of becoming a emancipate agent this June.
Manchester City are furthermore undeclared to be vigil Henry, who Moyes had previously considered signing for West Ham.
Brentford are expected to value Henry at amongst £12-15m as he leave hold two years left on his plight in the summer, although any treaty would include add-ons based on future international appearances.
Henry has been one of Brentford’s standout performers throughout their promotion pursuit and was an ever-present during their unbeaten run earlier in the season, but has missed the Bees’ games due to a .
While West Ham are important to posses previously shown an interest in Henry, it remains to be pragmatic if Moyes is tranquillity a nut of the 23-year-old or if the defender consign be heading for Premier League football with a adversary club successive season.
The Irons stud only walked away from his gain last year having noted to prioritise the arrival of a fresh centre-back, after having Henry scouted before weighing up a transact for the expired England U20 international, per .
West Ham are tranquillity a new full-back to provide cover for Aaron Cresswell and Arthur Masuaku, but may fondle the case has enough depth in Ben Johnson who has in the role this season.
But Johnson, a natural right-back, must not be the reason why Moyes allows Southampton and not West Ham to token Henry, who is capable of becoming Gareth Southgate’s first-choice left-back for England with some Premier League experience.