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West Ham boss Moyes targets England duo to strengthen midfield

West Ham boss David Moyes wants to land an English midfielder this summer.

Moyes has listed Leeds United's Kalvin Phillips and set-piece specialist James Ward-Prowse, of Southampton, as targets.

West Ham saw a club record £50million bid for Leeds United's Phillips rejected in the January window, but the midfielder could be available at a cut price should the Elland Road club drop to the Championship, says The Sun.

Moyes is also a big fan of Saints captain Ward-Prowse, 27, who is enjoying his best season in front of goal for the South Coast club.

Hailed by Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola as the best free-kick taker in the world, Ward-Prowse has scored four this season - taking his all time Premier League tally to 14, four short of the record set by his hero David Beckham.

Ward-Prowse also makes Ralph Hasenhuttl's side deadly from corners and wide free-kicks, with only Man City and Liverpool having scored more goals from set pieces this season.


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