Digimagaz.com –  West Ham United Football Club remains undeterred in its pursuit of former Manchester United captain Harry Maguire, as the club submits an improved offer of £30 million for the central defender, following the rejection of their initial bid. The resubmitted offer coincides with the official confirmation of Gianluca Scamacca’s departure from the London Stadium. The Hammers are also setting their sights on Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay, seeking to secure a double swoop from Old Trafford.

The departure of Gianluca Scamacca, the 24-year-old striker, was announced by West Ham on Monday, with the Italian forward embarking on a permanent move to Serie A side Atalanta BC. Scamacca’s departure marks the end of a one-year stint with the club, during which he contributed eight goals in 27 appearances, including a pivotal role in West Ham’s victorious UEFA Europa Conference League campaign. The undisclosed transfer fee is estimated to be around £21.5 million, making Scamacca the second high-profile departure from the club this summer, following Declan Rice’s record-breaking move to Arsenal.

As part of their ongoing efforts to bolster the squad, West Ham has made a determined push for Manchester United’s Harry Maguire and Scott McTominay. Maguire, who has been deemed surplus to requirements under Erik ten Hag’s management at Old Trafford, has been the subject of West Ham’s keen interest. After an initial loan offer and an opening bid of £20 million were rebuffed, the Hammers have returned with an improved offer of £30 million. Negotiations are currently underway with Manchester United officials to secure the defender’s services.

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Alongside their pursuit of Maguire, West Ham is also vying for the signature of Scottish midfielder Scott McTominay. The club’s initial £30 million bid for McTominay has reportedly been turned down, but West Ham is expected to return with an enhanced offer in their determination to secure the talented midfielder’s services.

Reports have also emerged linking West Ham to a potential midfield reinforcement in the form of Edson Alvarez. The club is said to have reached an agreement with Ajax for the transfer of the 25-year-old Mexican midfielder, with a reported fee of £32 million. Alvarez is understood to have agreed to a five-year contract and is expected to undergo a medical examination in London in the coming days.

West Ham’s pursuit of these high-profile targets is seen as a reflection of the club’s ambition to strengthen its roster under the leadership of manager David Moyes. However, disagreements with the club’s new technical director, Tim Steidten, over transfer matters have raised speculation about Moyes’s future at the London Stadium. The negotiations for key target James Ward-Prowse from Southampton have proven challenging, with West Ham’s reluctance to exceed a £30 million valuation for the England midfielder. While the club has shifted its immediate focus to alternative targets, a potential revisit of the Ward-Prowse deal later in the transfer window remains a possibility.

With the summer transfer window still open, West Ham’s proactive approach suggests that further developments and announcements may be on the horizon as they continue their efforts to enhance their squad ahead of the upcoming season.

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