West Ham may be given a second shot at signing Marseille defender Duje Caleta-Car after trying to get him last year.
That’s according to La Provence journalist Fabrice Lamperti, who has revealed the Hammers efforts to get the player.
Back in October, we reported on several occasions that West Ham were keen on Caleta-Car, with Moyes wanting to improve his defensive options moving forward.
They had tried to sign the player in the summer, an effort that failed as they ultimately ended up signing Craig Dawson on a loan deal from Watford instead.
Indeed, Caleta-Car himself admitted he had received a very good offer from the London club but elected to reject it in favour of staying in France, where he had Champions League football on the table.
This is something Lamperti has now backed up, revealing West Ham’s efforts and that they may have a second chance to get their man if they really want him.
“Everything is possible for the simple fact that Caleta-Car could have left already last summer,” he told Tutto Napoli.
“There was an offer from West Ham, but neither the OM nor the player gave the green light, especially since this year the team was playing in the Champions League.
“OM, however, has many financial problems, amplified by the Covid emergency. Marseille need money, so they will listen to all offers, whether for Caleta-Car or Kamara.
“It is difficult that they will go away this winter, much easier that they will leave next summer.”