West Ham United wanted to sign Youssef En-Nesyri in the winter market, but their efforts to take the striker were rebuffed by Sevilla.

The 24-year-old was also not in favour of a move in January.

Julen Lopetegui’s side have plans to strengthen their squad for next season and Marca now explain that would only be possible if they ‘make a big sale’ this summer.

En-Nesyri or Jules Koundé can help bring funds to the Spanish club, and the Hammers’ interest in the Morocco international is highlighted by the newspaper.

It’s claimed David Moyes’ side have ‘returned to charge with an offer that far exceeds their emoluments in Seville’.

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Despite the Premier League side’s approach, the player isn’t in favour of joining West Ham since they are a ‘second row club’ and he also doesn’t want to leave Sevilla.

Prior to going on vacation, En-Nesyri made it clear to both his club and agent he wasn’t moving away from Sánchez-Pizjuán this summer. The player’s decision, however, could change if there’s an approach from a top club.