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West Ham set to fail with defender bid


West Ham’s initial offer for Spezia defender Jakub Kiwior is prone to be rejected since the Serie A club desires to trigger a bidding battle for the center-back in January.

The Polish center-back’s performances from the 2021–2022 season drew the eye of the Hammers, who’re preparing a suggestion of roughly €10 million for him this summer.

Within the previous campaign, Kiwior spent nearly all of the games in defensive midfield, helping Spezia finish in sixteenth position on the table and avoid relegation.

The defending Serie A champions AC Milan have also expressed interest in Kiwior, with Spezia expected to deem the Irons’ initial offer insufficient.

In response to the Italian website Calciomercato.com, Spezia are planning to reject West Ham’s offer to be able to spark a bidding battle for the 22-year-old in January and secure a bigger fee.

For Spezia this past season, Kiwior made 22 outings across all competitions, recording six cautions in the method.

After selling Issa Diop to the recently promoted Fulham and losing Nayef Aguerd to injury, West Ham are searching for center-backs.

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