While the chances may be slim, the Europa League next season remains a possibility for West Ham, and competing in Europe would demand a large squad brimming with talent.
There have not been any recent updates relating to our interest in the 29-year-old, but reports in Calciomercato have suggested that AC Milan are stepping up their pursuit in case they lose Suso in the summer.
The San Siro side supposedly see the commission-only move as a good deal, but are not alone in increasing their efforts, as Inter hope to pip their biggest rivals to his signature.
Multiple Premier League outfits are also understood to be in the race, and England is seen as a likely destination for the Algerian who has scored ten goals this season.
He would, though, likely ask for a considerable wage given his free agent status, but that is not a sticking point for some on the R/Hammers Reddit page…