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Moyes prepared for West Ham clearout - including Diop, Anderson

West Ham United boss David Moyes is prepared for a clearout to raise funds for his own squad building plans.

The London Evening Standard says the Hammers boss is keen to bed in a younger core of players at the London Stadium, moving away from recruiting the likes of Andriy Yarmolenko and Carlos Sanchez in the future.

West Ham are, like most clubs, in a precarious situation financially due to the coronavirus pandemic, but do not see selling Declan Rice, who is contracted until 2024 with an option of a year extension, as a solution to any problems further down the line.

Should funds need to be raised, there are a number of players who could be moved on before Rice, including Felipe Anderson, defender Issa Diop and Manuel Lanzini.

Furthermore the departures of Pablo Zabaleta and Sanchez, the latter thought to be on £75,000-a-week, at the end of their contracts this summer will free up a significant amount of cash to be reinvested.

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