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West Ham willing to buy Rangers centre-back Connor Goldson

It is an open secret that West Ham need to sign a centre-back.

The reports in England suggested that West Ham are willing to buy Rangers centre-back Connor Goldson.

The 28-year-old has been subject to interest from various European clubs.

Rangers spent 3.4 million euros to sign the England international from Brighton & Hove Albion in the summer of 2018. The 28-year-old has a valid contract with Rangers until June 2022.

Connor Goldson has scored 8 goals and assisted 2 more across all competitions this season.

Connor Goldson
Connor Goldson

He has been in impressive form for Rangers this season and it looks like he caught the eye of many European clubs including West Ham.

David Moyes wants to sign a new centre-back and Goldson is one of the names at the top of his wishlist. The England international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of defensive player Moyes wants to target in the summer transfer window.

The Hammers are in the market for just a handful of statement signings who can improve the first-team.

West Ham United
West Ham United

Connor Goldson has been a good servant for Rangers, and is a centre-back who places himself in the right positions in defensive situations. His arrival would give West Ham some much needed tactical flexibility.

According to the report, “West Ham United may be turning to Rangers defender Connor Goldson in the summer. The 28-year-old is out of contract in a year, and may be looking to move. Football Insider suggests David Moyes is an admirer of Goldson, and may want to bring him to London for next season. Moyes wants one or two senior defenders, and may face competition for Goldson. The likes of Leeds United, Fulham and West Brom are also battling for his signature.”


West Ham will have to come up with the right proposal to convince Goldson to join the club.

Connor Goldson ideal fit for West Ham?

If Connor Goldson is available for the right price, then he could be a clever acquisition for West Ham.

All in all, Goldson will be an ideal choice for David Moyes as he ticks all the right boxes in terms of what he demands from his defenders.

West Ham fans would certainly love to see him arrive at the club.

It will be interesting to see if West Ham can beat their rivals to the centre-back’s signature.

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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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