West Ham are set to make an improved offer for Filip Kostic after Frankfurt turned down their initial £12m offer for the Serbian… with Hammers also eyeing deal for Burnley’s Maxwel Cornet
- West Ham are set to make an improved offer for Frankfurt winger Filip Kostic
- The Hammers had an initial offer of £12m plus £3m in bonuses rejected
- West Ham are also monitoring Burnley’s Maxwel but are yet to make a move
West Ham are to make an improved bid for Eintracht Frankfurt winger Filip Kostic after their initial £12m plus a £3m in bonuses was rejected.
Manager David Moyes remains hopeful of persuading the 29-year-old to join.
Kostic experienced a successful campaign last season, scoring seven goals in 43 appearances in all competitions as Frankfurt won the Europa League.
West Hammers to make an improved bid for Eintracht Frankfurt winger Filip Kostic (above)
Manager David Moyes remains hopeful of persuading the 29-year-old to join the Hammers
He shares the same agent as Gianluca Scamacca, who completed his £30m move to east London earlier in the week.
West Ham are also monitoring developments with Burnley’s Maxwel Cornet but are yet to make a move.
Cornet is wanted by Nottingham Forest but talks have stalled on personal terms.
The Ivory Coast international was a bright spark in a season to forget for Burnley, contributing heavily with nine goals and one assist in 26 league appereances.
As well as Scamacca, West Ham have signed Alphonse Areola on. a permanent deal, Flynn Downes from Swansea and Nayef Aguerd from Stade Rennais.
The Hammers will open the new campaign with a tough home game against reigning champions Manchester City at the London Stadium on August 7.
West Ham are monitoring developments with Burnley’s Maxwel but are yet to make a move