West Ham frontrunners to land Leicester City winger Harvey Barnes

West Ham United is emerging as the frontrunner in the race to secure the services of Leicester City’s highly talented winger, Harvey Barnes, during the upcoming summer transfer window.

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According to Transfermarkt.com, Barnes currently holds a market value of 32 million euros, reflecting his immense potential and skill on the field. Following Leicester City’s relegation to the Championship, Barnes has become an attractive prospect for numerous clubs, but West Ham has positioned itself as the leading candidate for his signature, as reported by The Telegraph.

West Ham’s recent triumph in the Europa Conference League, which secured their qualification for the Europa League next season, adds an appealing aspect to their pursuit of Barnes. The opportunity to compete in European competition could be a decisive factor for the 25-year-old winger as he weighs his options for the future.

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Despite Leicester City’s disappointing relegation, Barnes had an outstanding individual campaign, netting an impressive 13 goals in 34 league appearances. His consistent performances demonstrated his attacking prowess and caught the attention of several Premier League clubs.

Although Aston Villa has also expressed interest in securing Barnes’ services, the Hammers appears to have the upper hand in the race. Both West Ham manager David Moyes and Aston Villa counterpart Unai Emery have openly praised Barnes’ talent, recognizing the impact he could have on their respective teams with his ability to contribute goals and create scoring opportunities from wide positions.

As negotiations progress, football fans eagerly await updates on the potential destination of Harvey Barnes. With West Ham currently leading the pursuit, it remains to be seen if they can successfully secure the signing of the Leicester City star, adding his attacking flair and skill to their squad for the upcoming season.

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Enzo Cattaneo

Naples-born Enzo Cattaneo has spent more than a decade living in Madrid and writing about Spanish football, German football and the Premier League for various Spanish football websites and now he writes about World football for World Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers and rumours pretty much nonstop since the 2002 FIFA World Cup in South Korea.

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