Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen are reportedly interested in signing West Ham’s Vladimir Coufal.
That’s according to a recent report from Sky Germany, who claim Xabi Alonso is a big fan of the Hammers’ Czech full-back.
However, even though the defender’s deal runs until the end of the season, the Londoners have the option to extend it by a further two years, and that will mean Leverkusen will have to pay good money to prise him away from England’s capital.
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Nevertheless, despite the potential deal’s complexities, the German outfit are understood to be preparing to fly to England later this week to begin initial negotiations.