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West Ham eyeing move for Charlie Hughes

West Ham United are currently keeping a keen eye on the promising talent of 19-year-old Charlie Hughes, who hails from Wigan and plays as a centre-half. Throughout the course of this season, the Irons have been consistently monitoring Hughes’s performance on the pitch, eagerly assessing his potential.

Hughes initiated his journey with the Wigan team, known as the Lactics, last December when he made his debut appearance. Since then, he has continued to make a lasting impression on the football hierarchy at West Ham, as reported by The Sun. Notably, the young player has displayed commendable skills, scoring a total of two goals in ten games. Furthermore, he has also demonstrated leadership qualities by donning the captain’s armband on two occasions this season.

Charlie Hughes
Charlie Hughes

Before joining Wigan in 2017, Charlie Hughes honed his skills in the academies of two football giants, Manchester City and Liverpool. This background has undoubtedly contributed to his development as a talented centre-half.

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Delving into his career statistics, Hughes has participated in a total of 36 games for Wigan, further solidifying his position as a noteworthy player. Over this span, he managed to find the back of the net three times and provided two assists, showcasing his versatility on the field.

West Ham United
West Ham United

West Ham United’s interest in Charlie Hughes reflects their commitment to identifying and nurturing young talent within the footballing world. As they continue to scout the promising centre-half, fans eagerly await the prospect of Hughes potentially gracing the hallowed turf of the London Stadium in the near future. With his impressive track record and remarkable journey through various academies, Hughes certainly seems poised for a bright and exciting career in professional football.

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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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