Aston Villa & Fulham named as clubs expressing late interest in Said Benrahma

West Ham agree deal for Benrahma

Said Benrahma was one of the Championship’s standout performers last term.

All told, in 43 outings, the winger netted 17, and provided nine assists.

Unsurprisingly, such impressive exploits, in turn, led to speculation that a number of Premier League clubs were expressing a keen interest in the African.

Crystal Palace were one such outfit to have been heavily linked during the summer.

Recent days, though, have seen a new side, in the form of West Ham, seemingly take the lead in the race for Benrahma’s signature.

It was even reported by the reliable David Ornstein on Sunday evening that West Ham and Brentford had agreed a £30m fee for Benrahma:

Aston Villa & Fulham linked with Benrahma

However, after providing the news that West Ham fans were no doubt desperate to hear on Sunday, Ornstein has since followed with a less positive update regarding the Hammers’ pursuit.

The Athletic reporter reiterates that West Ham remain in the driver’s seat when it comes to landing Benrahma.

However, it is added that fellow Premier League outfits Aston Villa and Fulham are now expressing late interest in the Brentford star.

Ornstein also confirms that though Crystal Palace considered the winger, they were never seriously pursuing him:

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This article was edited by Conor Laird.

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