Three potential out-of-contract bargains for West Ham
With West Ham sitting just one place and one point above the Premier League’s relegation zone, Irons manager Slaven Bilic is already likely to be looking ahead to the upcoming January transfer window, where he will hope to strengthen his squad.
Some of the Croatian’s summer signings, such as Simone Zaza and Gokhan Tore, have struggled to make an impact with the club, and Bilic and the Hammers’ owners will want to keep their options firmly open as they look to steer the side clear of the bottom three in the coming weeks.
January is known for its inflated transfer fees, but some of the best value can be found in players whose deals run out in the summer, and there are a number of those in the English top flight that are free to talk to other clubs and sign pre-contract agreements next month.
Here are three potential out-of-contract bargains West Ham should target in January…