By Mike Southey

30th Jul, 2021 | 4:10pm

West Ham have not made bid for Martin Braithwaite - Romano

West Ham United have once again been strongly linked with a move for Barcelona forward Martin Braithwaite.

SPORT journalist Albert Roge has reported that the Irons have agreed a £13million fee to sign the Danish international.

That has once again been shut down elsewhere, as Braithwaite looks set to stay at the Nou Camp as things stand.

Fabrizio Romano was one of those to shut down the rumours.

The Sky Sports journalist shared the major update on his personal Twitter account as he delivered news on Barcelona and any potential outgoings throughout the summer.

“Barcelona have not received any bid from West Ham for Martin Braithwaite, as of today,” he said.

Cheap.

Braithwaite could be available on the cheap and may be a good signing to add to our squad depth ahead of the season.

The striker proved at the EUROs that he still has what it takes to perform at the highest level, and we wouldn’t say no to him adding his level of experience to the squad.

Michail Antonio will be guaranteed to start in the final third, but we are desperate for competition and back-up, with not even Jesse Lingard to fall back on if needed.

Braithwaite has European experience behind him, and Mipo Odubeko can’t deliver that, something David Moyes will be desperate to change.

Hopefully, there will be some progression in the coming days and the next fortnight and we can have some sort of announcement soon.

In other West Ham United news, Talks underway: The Irons want to seal major outfield signing – report

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