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West Ham move for Chelsea stopper Zouma hits roadblock over wage demands

West Ham United are growing frustrated in their pursuit of Chelsea center back Kurt Zouma.

The Hammers are still in the market for a defender, with the Frenchman emerging as a key target.

But according to The Guardian, Zouma's wage demands are far too high for the Hammers to consider.

West Ham may be willing to bid the £25 million Chelsea are seeking for the centre-back, but they are not eager to break their wage structure to sign him.

The Hammers also pulled out of a deal for Fiorentina's Nikola Milenkovic.


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