The Hammers will wait until summer to sign ‘brilliant’ PL ace for absolute bargain
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While addressing to media yesterday afternoon, David Moyes revealed that Jamal Baptiste will be actively involved with the first eleven squad this season.

The Hammers defeated Newcastle 4-2 at St James’ Park, and supporters of the East London club are excited.

But there’s still a lot of work to be done now until the end of August.

Yesterday, West Ham’s defence was terrible at times. Before the transfer window closes, Moyes will need to recruit a top-tier central defender to the London Stadium.

This is especially true now that Frederik Alves has been loaned to Sunderland for the season.

At the London Stadium, the 17-year-old is well regarded.

While speaking to reporters yesterday, Moyes said:

“When I took Frederick Alves I felt I had to have a look at him for six months to see what he can do and if he was not going to affect the first team then he would go out on loan. I have 17-year-old centre-half Jamal [Baptiste] who I want involved in the first-team training but undoubtedly I am going to try and add to the squad.”

When he’s played for the senior team, he hasn’t put a foot wrong, and he appears to be a genuine top-class talent in the making.

BRENTFORD, ENGLAND – JULY 31: West Ham United’s Jamal Baptiste during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Brentford and West Ham United at Brentford Community Stadium on July 31, 2021 in Brentford, England. (Photo by Rob Newell – CameraSport via Getty Images)

However, it won’t take long until the teenager is an obvious starter of the West Ham squad. He’s obviously cut out for greatness.

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