West Ham join race for versatile but ‘frustrated’ Man Utd defender

    West Ham United are the latest club being linked with a January move for Manchester United’s forgotten full-back Brandon Williams.

    The 20-year-old is said to be frustrated at a lack of action this season and open to a loan move. It remains to be seen if the Red Devils agree but he is down the left-back pecking order at Old Trafford.

    Luke Shaw and Alex Telles are both ahead of the England Under-21 ace. He has played just six minutes of Premier League football this season.

    The Manchester-born starlet has made another five appearances but wants to see more action. Primarily a left-back, he made 11 top-flight starts from 17 outings in 2019-2020.

    A report in The Sun suggests he has ‘cut a frustrated figure’ at the club this term. Earlier this month it was reported that Newcastle, Southampton and Everton were keen on the youngster.

    And now the Hammers have entered the race as they look for cover for Aaron Cresswell. The England man is West Ham’s only recognised left-back due to Arthur Masuaka’s injury and knee operation.

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    It seems as though Southampton might be David Moyes’ biggest rivals to land Williams this month. Their interest is known but the south-coast outfit have yet to make a decision on whether to swoop.

    Williams looks a decent prospect who is rated highly at the Theatre of Dreams. United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer played him a right-back in their FA Cup victory over Watford on January 9.

    After that match, the Norwegian said: “I thought he had a very good game. Of course, he’s not played for a while, he’s playing on the right-hand side. We want him to go and be an attacking full-back and it might be easier for him on the right side.

    “But very pleased with Brandon, one of the positives.”

    Williams to add class

    West Ham are enjoying an excellent campaign and sit seventh in the table. They are unbeaten in the league for five games and progressed to the FA Cup fifth round on Saturday.

    That was after a routine 4-0 thrashing of Doncaster Rovers at the London Stadium. But Moyes will not rest on his laurels and will see Williams as a player who can add something to his squad.

    There is still a week of the transfer window left in which to do business. The East End outfit have been linked with many strikers over the past few weeks after Sebastien Haller’s exit.

    But it may be that a young defender arrives before the end of the month.


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