Manchester United preparing move for West Ham midfielder Tomas Soucek

There has been numerous midfielders linked with Manchester United in past few months.

According to the football transfer rumours in British media, Manchester United are preparing move for West Ham midfielder Tomas Soucek.

The Hammers spent 16.2 million euros to sign the Czech Republic international from Slavia Prague in the summer of 2020. The 25-year-old has four years left on his current contract which expires in 2024.

Thomas Soucek
Thomas Soucek

The midfielder has banged in 8 goals in 26 matches for West Ham this term on all fronts.

The 25-year-old is considered to be one of the best midfielders in Czech Republic.

Soucek has also left his mark at the international stage after netting 4 goals in 30 senior appearances for the Czech Republic national team.

The 25-year-old will be high in demand this summer, with him having enjoyed a sublime season for West Ham this term.

The Red Devils have earmarked Soucek as their target, with Ole Gunnar Solskjær being a ‘huge admirer’ of the player.

Manchester United
Manchester United

The Czech Republic international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of midfielder Solskjær wants to target in the summer transfer window.

Manchester United are desperate to make an impact in the summer transfer window.

Tomas Soucek has the talent to play many roles in midfield. He has the quality and the experience to make an immediate impact.

According to the report,”Manchester United are assessing the progress of West Ham United midfielder Thomas Soucek. The Red Devils are in the market for a central midfielder, especially if Paul Pogba departs. According to Football Insider, they are monitoring Soucek and may make a move for him in the summer. The Czech star has been hugely influential for David Moyes’ Hammers as they fight for a European spot in the league. The 25-year-old would be expensive, given he has been ever present for West Ham this term.”


Manchester United will have to present a really enticing offer to bring West Ham to the negotiating table. The Red Devils have the resources to tempt them but it will be interesting to see if they are willing to overpay for the player.

Tomas Soucek ideal fit for Manchester United?

The Czech Republic international stands as an excellent option for Manchester United.

A midfielder of Tomas Soucek’s ceiling will be a massive addition to United squad as he will not only improve the overall quality of Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s starting XI but also add some stability and variety to his midfield department.

Stylistically, he would be a great fit in Manchester.

It will be interesting to see what happens when Manchester United come calling for Soucek this summer.

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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.

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