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West Ham eyeing Man Utd captain Antonio Valencia

West Ham are eyeing Manchester United captain Antonio Valencia.

The Sun says Hammers boss Manuel Pellegrini will move for Valencia — if Pablo Zabaleta decides this season will be his last.

The Hammers want Zabaleta to stay but the 34-year-old full-back has yet to announce if he plans to play on next term.

There is talk he will be offered a role behind the scenes at Manchester City, where he is a cult figure after nearly a decade there, if he retires.

Pellegrini is eyeing possible replacements if the Argentine does call it a day — and Manchester United misfit Valencia tops his list.

Valencia has been at Old Trafford for ten years but his contract ends this summer and there are no plans to discuss a new deal.

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