West Ham are reportedly one of many clubs keeping tabs on Spain international Marc Roca.
According to the football transfer rumours in British media, West Ham are eyeing move for Espanyol midfielder Marc Roca.
The 22-year-old has three and a half years left on his current contract which expires in 2022.
Roca made 59 appearances across all competitions for Espanyol, supplying 2 assists in return.
The 22-year-old has been touted as one of the brightest young prospects in Spain.
Marc Roca has represented Spain at Under-21 level, winning 3 caps.
The Spain international has impressed in La Liga this season and is starting to attract the interest of bigger clubs.
Manuel Pellegrini is looking to shore up his midfield options and Espanyol’s Marc Roca happens to be a target. He is a known admirer of the player and is reportedly keen on the idea of bringing him this summer.
Marc Roca has the talent to play many roles in midfield.
According to Tribalfootball (via Sport), “West Ham are tracking Espanyol midfielder Marc Roca. Roca, 22, has played a total of 24 games for Espanyol this season and been linked with Liverpool and Real Madrid. Sport says West Ham and Inter Milan have now come forward to register their interest in the defensive midfielder. Roca is on a contract until 2022 at Espanyol and has a buy-out clause of €40m. West Ham and Inter have been informed they will have to meet his clause to land Roca this summer.”
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Undoubtedly Roca would be a fantastic recruit for West Ham.
West Ham fans would certainly love to see him arrive at the club this summer.
How strong that interest is and whether West Ham will make a move remains to be seen but it is certainly one worth keeping an eye on.