West Ham have joined newly-promoted Premier League duo Watford and Bournemouth in the race for Lazio’s Senad Lulic, as reported by talkSPORT.
The 29-year-old is currently in talks over a new contract at Lazio but is believed to also be considering alternative options, with the Premier League an attractive destination.
talkSPORT claim West Ham would be the favourites to sign the Bosnia international, though both Watford and Bournemouth will also submit offers for him.
West Ham don’t necessarily need a central midfielder with the likes of Mark Noble, Cheikhou Kouyate and Pedro Obiang all impressing so far this term, but Lulic’s ability to play as a left-back may be the reason for the Hammers’ interest, with Slaven Bilic seemingly short of a credible back-up to Aaron Cresswell.
The midfielder signed for Lazio from Swiss outfit Young Boys in 2011 and has since made 163 appearances for the Serie A club, scoring 18 goals and creating 27 assists.
It is believed Lazio president Claudio Lotito would demand a fee of around £11million for Lulic’s signature.
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