Frederik Alves Ibsen joined West Ham United from Danish side Silkeborg IF in January 2021 and finished the second half of the last campaign without making an appearance for David Moyes’ side.

Last summer, the Hammers allowed the 22-year-old to join Sunderland on a season-long loan deal, to continue his development.

However, the defender’s playing time at the Stadium of Light was restricted as he made only three league appearances this season.

Therefore, his temporary stay at Sunderland has now been cut short and this has been confirmed by his agent, Christian Bysted, to The website adds the Dane has already returned to the Premier League side and trained with them on Thursday.

Although Alves is back in the English capital, it is ‘not yet clear’ whether Moyes will include the centre-back in his plans at West Ham this season or let him go out on loan to another club this month.

It’s explained that Alves’ camp will look at his situation during the January transfer window.