Roberto Jiménez joined West Ham United on a free transfer in 2019 and signed a two-year deal with the London club.

In the winter market, the Hammers allowed the Spaniard to join Deportivo Alavés on loan until the end of the season.

Two days ago, Mundo Deportivo explained the La Liga side love the goalkeeper’s ‘character’ and ‘professionalism’, and they plan to retain him.

It was also explained the 34-year-old’s chances of continuing will also depend on Alavés parting ways with one of Fernando Pacheco or Antonio Sivera.

Marca echoes claims made by Mundo and explain the Spanish side are ‘negotiating the continuity’ of the West Ham owned player. In addition to this, the former Espanyol man has also expressed his desire to extend his stay with them.

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“Deportivo Alavés have offered me a hand from the first day and that is why it is much easier, that is why I think this is a great place to be, be happy and enjoy this, to be able to continue with a good career,” he said.

Marca have another update on Roberto in today’s transfer live blog. They state the Madrid-born goalkeeper could reach ‘some sort of an agreement’ to ‘disassociate himself’ from the Premier League side.

Roberto’s idea would be to terminate his contract with West Ham so that he can return his home country. Whether Moyes’ side will agree to it or not remains to be seen.