West Ham United are said to be keen on signing Fulham centre back Tosin Adarabioyo in January, as per a recent claim by ExWHUemployee.
The 24-year-old defender has greatly impressed for the Whites so far this campaign and is one of the main reasons why they are competing for an almost instant return to the Premier League.
As a result of this, the Hammers have now registered their interest in the former Manchester City man, with it being stated that he could be available to sign for a fee of £10 million during the upcoming window.
This is believed to be because of a release clause that was inserted into his contract back in 2020 when he originally arrived at Craven Cottage.
Having played 20 games for Fulham across all competitions this season, Adarabioyo has now become a key member of their side and would be a huge loss if he did indeed make the move across the capital to the London Stadium.
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The defender currently has two years left to run on his deal with the Whites.
This would be a big blow for Fulham if they lost Adarabioyo at such a key stage of the season and they may now be looking over their shoulder somewhat as West Ham begin to weigh up a move for the player.
The £10 million release clause puts them at real risk of losing him for a fee that isn’t truly representative of his actual value to the club.
It’s something that they will have been wary of for some time, so in a way there will be a hope amongst the supporters that a replacement is already lined up if the 24-year-old does choose to leave.
Ultimately the centre back will want to be playing at the highest level possible, so Fulham will know that they can’t stand in his way forever.