By Azeem Siddiqui

26th May, 2022 | 8:45pm

West Ham unlikely to make move for Watford left-back Hassane Kamara – report

West Ham United will not make a move for Watford’s left-back Hassane Kamara in the summer transfer window, according to Herts Live.

The 28-year-old has been heavily linked with a move away from the club after the Hornets were relegated to the second division of English football.

There have been rumours of the Hammers interest in signing Kamara in the summer to bolster their defensive unit.

However, as per the latest report, the London-based will not make a move for the Ivory Coast international in the upcoming transfer window.

The report stated that Kamara’s age is a big obstacle as West Ham are reluctant to make a move for the player who is close to being 30-years-old already.

Defensive overhaul

West Ham are believed to be including fresher legs in their squad in the upcoming transfer window.

Their primary target is out of favour Manchester United attacking midfielder Jesse Lingard. The 29-year-old’s contract will be expiring on June 30.

Moreover, left-back is certainly an area where West Ham boss David Moyes will be keen to strengthen in the summer.

Aaron Cresswell has been a very good servant for West Ham since arriving for £4 million from Ipswich back in 2014. But with the 32-year-old regressing, Moyes will be finding a potential replacement in the future.

Kamara is tipped to be one of the potential recruits to provide much-needed backup for Cresswell but as it stands, he is on the wrong side of his 20s and the Hammers might look to sign a younger player in that position.

In 19 Premier League appearances for Watford in the recently concluded campaign, the former OGC Nice full-back averaged 2.8 tackles, 3.6 interceptions and 3.2 clearances per match.

In other West Ham news, a defensive transfer target has already flown to London for initial talks but he’s back in his homeland now.

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