West Ham have shown huge signs of progression under Manuel Pellegrini after being pushed forward by a vast spending spree in the summer, although there is still work to be done.
While the Hammers have improved their ranks, the squad now needs to be cleared of deadwood but the east London side will be forced to wait if they are to offload one fringe member of their squad.
The Mirror states Reece Oxford will snub the opportunity to join Borussia Monchengladbach permanently, after spending time with the Bundesliga side on loan last season, in order to pursue a move to Arsenal at the end of the campaign.
West Ham want to offload the 20-year-old but he would prefer to stay in England and Arsenal have limited funds available to them this window, which means Oxford would likely have to wait until the summer if he moves to Unai Emery’s side.
However, the Gunners face competition in the market as the report adds Everton are also keen on the player.
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