London rivals eyeing move for Chelsea full-back

West Ham have targeted Arsenal full-back Sead Kolasinac and Chelsea out-of-favour defender Emerson Palmieri as they keen on to strengthen their backline.

The Athletic’s David Ornstein reports that David Moyes is looking to increase the competition for Aaron Cresswell and signing new left-back could be a priority.

The report suggests that Moyes wants to strengthen his backline after their opening, 2-0 home defeat against Newcastle Utd.

In which order the London outfits are looking at the duo is unclear, but both players are likely to be on the transfer list.

The Blues have recruited English full-back, Ben Chilwell and he will likely become Frank Lampard’s favoured at that position That will leave Emerson, further down the pecking order.

Fernando Garcia told FcInter1908, as cited by Sport Witness, said: “[Any] Chance he will leave Chelsea? Yes, this possibility exists.

“I haven’t talked to the London club yet. I can only say that Inter are interested in the player. We’ll see…”

‘West Ham board need to back Moyes’
The signings of Jarrod Bowen and Tomas Soucek show why West Ham should trust David Moyes in the transfer market, according to Good Morning Transfers.

Meanwhile, Kolasinac is also available, according to the Mirror reports and moving to West Ham United could be an option.

Mikel Arteta is looking to make some room in his team and he has identified Bosnian defender as a player who can depart from The Emirates Stadium

Kieran Tierney has shaken off his injury worries and is likely to be first choice left-back for Mikel Arteta.

The powerful defender has played 105 games since making switch with the Gunners from Schalke on a free transfer in the summer of 2017.