West Ham are chasing Marseille midfielder Alaixys Romao as Sam Allardyce seeks to bolster his squad for next season

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Romao in action for Marseille against St Etienne earlier this season. Picture: Action Images Romao in action for Marseille against St Etienne earlier this season. Picture: Action Images

West Ham are interested in Marseille midfielder Alaixys Romao, according to the Daily Mail.

The 30-year-old midfielder is understood to be on Sam Allardyce's radar as he seeks to improve his squad for next season.

Romao only signed for Marseille from fellow Ligue 1 side Lorient on the January transfer deadline day last year, but has quickly made a big impression across the chanel. 

Born in L'Haÿ-les-Roses, France, Romao is a full Togolese international and has previously been linked to a move to the Premier League with Norwich City.

Virtually an ever-present in Marseille's midfield since signing, Romao also boasts Champions League experience and played in L'OM's ties against Arsenal in this season's group stage.

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9:19pm Wed 16 Apr 14

westhamwag says...

Considering how hard it was to sign decent players in January, I don't expect the summer will be any better.
Considering how hard it was to sign decent players in January, I don't expect the summer will be any better. westhamwag
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