English Premier League outfit West Ham United are set to hand a new deal to their star player, Issa Diop amidst speculations linking him out of the club.

The Red Devils had indicated interest in landing the star player but he had already informed them that he would not be leaving his club.

It is now claimed that West Ham United are set to open talks with the star player in other to reward him with his commitment and his impressive performance which caught the attention of manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as they seek to bring him to the Old Trafford.

Issa Diop told the Red Devils that he is happy at West Ham United after signing a five-year contract last summer when he joined from Toulouse for £22million.

The new deal for Issa Diop will, therefore, mean a bigger weekly wage as he would be rewarded for wanting to remain at the club.

It is understood that Man United have already moved on and have begun the search for another option as they hope to engage in this summer window to rebuild the team ahead of the coming season.

However, the Red Devils have already secured the signature of Daniel James from Swansea.


Timothy Aiyeku is a Mass Communication graduate from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is a sports, everything football analyst.