By Daniel Feliciano

24th May, 2022 | 10:35am

Ryan Fredericks set to leave West Ham United and join Fulham - ExWHUemployee

Ryan Fredericks is set to leave West Ham on a free transfer and join Premier League new boys Fulham, according to ExWHUemployee.

The Irish defender has spent the last four years as a Hammer, having joined on a free transfer from Fulham back in the summer of 2018.

But after falling down to third-choice right-back in the pecking order a new deal hasn’t been offered or agreed and he is now set to return to the west London club to continue his career in the Premier League.

According to ExWHUemployee on his official Patreon account [May 23], Fredericks is set to join Fulham on a free transfer but he is expected to receive more offers.

He is yet to put pen to paper on a deal with the Cottagers, but it’s expected that he will return to his former side during this transfer window.

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It’s no surprise at all that the club have opted to let Fredericks leave, considering he is reportedly on high wages and is now third-choice.

Vladimir Coufal and Ben Johnson have cemented themselves as the regular right-back options under David Moyes, while young Harrison Ashby is also knocking on the door to get more regular game time.

With Fredericks leaving, that opens the door for the youngster to get more minutes on the pitch and helps the club put that wage money towards new signings or renewals for other more important players.

The club have made the decision and while Fredericks had a decent career with the Hammers, he was never really of the level required for where they want to be and it makes total sense to let him go.

Thanks for the memories, but it’s the right decision for all to part ways this summer and go their separate ways.

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