Report: Chelsea’s Nordi Mukiele shocker has just gifted West Ham chance to sign ‘brilliant’ Abdou Diallo

Report: Chelsea’s Nordi Mukiele shocker has just gifted West Ham chance to sign ‘brilliant’ Abdou Diallo

Chelsea attempted to hijack PSG’s deal to sign Nordi Mukiele and their failure to do so has inadvertently helped out West Ham.

That’s according to a report from The Express who claim that the fact that PSG beat Chelsea to Mukiele means that the Hammers now have a free run at Abdou Diallo.

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West Ham manager David Moyes allegedly wants to bring Diallo to the London Stadium in the summer transfer window.

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And it seems as though Chelsea could have unwittingly helped us do just that.

Moyes will be keen to bolster his centre-back ranks at the London Stadium before the new season starts after Nayef Aguerd underwent ankle surgery.

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Abdou Diallo could be a perfect signing for us in my view and he’s available for just £17 million this summer according to Media Foot.

Chelsea’s failure to sign Mukiele has seemingly given the Hammers a leg up in our pursuit of the Senegalese ace…

Chelsea missing out on Nordi Mukiele has done West Ham a big favour

PSG signed Mukiele from RB Leipzig for around £13.4 million (ESPN). And as a result, the French giants could now sell Abdou Diallo to the Hammers.

Great news all round for West Ham, but bad news for Chelsea!

We think that Diallo would be a fine addition for the Hammers this summer.

He can play in both the left-back and centre-back positions.

Diallo made 12 appearances for PSG last season. During those outings, the 26-year-old averaged 2.1 tackles, 1.1 interceptions and 1.1 clearances per match.

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He made an average of 58.7 passes per game and recorded a completion rate of 88.8% (Who Scored).

Diallo is absolutely rapid. In two Champions League games for PSG last season he clocked speeds of 30.3 km/h (UEFA).

He is also very apt at winning back possession for his team and averaged 7.5 ball recoveries per game in the Champions League last season (UEFA).

The PSG ace seems to have everything West Ham need. He would be a fabulous long-term replacement for Aaron Cresswell. He can play in central defence as well.

The Senegal international possesses the physical attributes needed to succeed in the Premier League. He’s been described as a ‘brilliant’ defender by National World.

Fortunately for us, it seems as though Chelsea have assisted us massively in the race for Diallo by missing out on the signing of Nordi Mukiele this summer.

Read other West Ham news:

Report claims £17 million West Ham ace wants to leave, agreement for sale in place

29-year-old striker says West Ham have just submitted a bid for him

Filip Kostic scores a belter in Eintracht Frankfurt pre-season friendly as West Ham close in on move

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