Read Up “West Ham was advised to ‘push the boat out’ and pay for James Ward-Prowse.” Southampton want £40m for their captain, but the Hammers have made their final £30m bid to sell.

Murphy says the midfielder is worth it for what he can do for David Moyes’ team.

“For me, Ward-Prowse is someone who I would push the boat out for if I was West Ham and pay a little bit more,” the former Liverpool star told White and Jordan on talkSPORT.

I would buy him for £40m because he knows the Premier League and is proven. Moyes adores his work ethic and discipline.

He is particularly good at defensive work in the middle of the park. He’s a captain for two years. His leadership skills are good.

Jim, the most essential factor is that if Ward-Prowse has taken set plays, West Ham’s percentage of goals from them will increase compared to other teams.

Because West Ham relies on set plays, he becomes more vital to them than to another side.

“For me, you have more money than you thought for Rice. Over £100m for Rice is wonderful business, so spend £10m more for Ward-Prowse!

“Get him in, get the fans on board, and then tweak. You can negotiate for other players like Zakaria, Paulinho, or anybody since at least they got one through the door.”

West Ham Was Advised To ‘Push The Boat Out’ And Pay For James Ward-Prowse
West Ham Was Advised To ‘Push The Boat Out’ And Pay For James Ward-Prowse

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In the midst of a lackluster transfer window, West Ham has been charged with being incompetent.

Declan Rice, a standout player for the Hammers, was moved to Arsenal earlier this summer for £105 million.

Sean Moore, a winger, is the only significant player they have yet to acquire with that money.

James Ward-Prowse is reportedly attracting interest from West Ham, but their £25 million value is far lower than Southampton’s £40 million asking price.

Additionally, Rory Jennings of Transfer Insider believes that the Hammers hierarchy needs to be questioned.

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