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West Ham seek to push through deal for Bayer Leverkusen defender Philipp Wollscheid

West Ham United are set to push through a deal for Bayer Leverkusen defender Philipp Wollscheid.

The Daily Mail says West Ham have made enquiries for Wollscheid.

The 25-year-old centre-back was a target for Hull City boss Steve Bruce while Southampton have also expressed an interest prior to their move for Toby Alderweireld.

Wollscheid is a Germany international and manager Sam Allardyce has made centre-back his priority position for recruitment over the coming days.

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