London Stadium will be lit up if West Ham sign PL giant's £65k/wk Mr. Reliable in Jan - Verdict - football

London Stadium will be lit up if West Ham sign PL giant's £65k/wk Mr. Reliable in Jan - Verdict



OPINION
Arthur Masuaku’s recent performances have made it clear to West Ham United manager Manuel Pellegrini that an upgrade is needed at left-back.
Understudy Aaron Cresswell doesn’t appear to have the confidence of the Hammers boss, meaning that a summer move for Arsenal stalwart Nacho Monreal is the prime solution for the club.
The 32-year-old has been a pillar of consistency for the Gunners since he joined from Malaga in 2013, but his current contract expires at the end of this season.
Due to his age it’s unlikely that Unai Emery will offer the Spaniard a new deal, meaning West Ham would be free to attempt to convince the veteran to make the short trip across London.
The move would be reminiscent of the Hammers’ free signing of right back Pablo Zabaleta from Manchester City in 2017. Like the Argentinian, Monreal would bring a winning mentality and masses of experience to the London Stadium. Also like Zabaleta, he is still operating at a high level for his club. The Spain international has fended off the challenges of Kieran Gibbs and Sead Kolasinac for the left back shirt at the Emirates Stadium during his time in North London, proving that he is up to the challenge of competing with whoever the Hammers have at the position next term.
His wages, too, are reportedly an affordable £65,000-per-week [Source: Spotrac]. On both a sporting and financial level this is a move that simply makes sense for Pellegrini’s team.
Monreal is dogged in his de...
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