Roma have actually turned down an offer from West Ham United for goalkeeper Pau Lopez, according to a post by forzaroma.info.
The Spaniard signed up with Roma from Real Betis in the summer season transfer window of 2019 for a reported EUR235 million. He made 42 appearances in all competitions last season for Paulo Fonseca’s side.
He has not been so busy this season, having actually lost his starting place to veteran stopper Antonio Mirante. Nevertheless, Lopez has included in six of the last seven games.
The former Tottenham Hotspur loanee has been the subject of interest from West Ham, who apparently made a loan bid for the goalkeeper with a commitment to buy based upon meeting certain requirements.
Nevertheless, according to forzaroma.info, La Lupa have actually turned down the deal as Lopez has no intention of leaving the Stadio Olimpico.
While he might not have actually gotten as much video game time as hoped this season, Lopez may discover himself beginning frequently again quickly if he bides his time. The Spain international is 26 years old– 11 years younger than teammate Antonio Mirante.
This isn’t the first time that West Ham have actually been related to the Roma man. Last summertime, it was believed that the Hammers were competing with Newcastle United for his signature.
David Moyes’ side will be searching for a long-lasting option in between the sticks. Number one choice Lukasz Fabianski is 35 now, while back up alternatives Darren Randolph and David Martin are 33 and 34 respectively.
Somewhere Else at the London Stadium, West Ham remain in the hunt for a new striker having actually sold record signing Sebastien Haller to Ajax.
Toolbox’s Eddie Nketiah and Bournemouth’s Josh King were both rumoured to be on Moyes’ wishlist, however both relocations appear not likely.