David Moyes hands Chelsea transfer blow as West Ham hold firm

Diafra Sakho has been linked with Crystal Palace

Diafra Sakho has been linked with Crystal Palace

West Ham United boss David Moyes insists that he does not want to sell any of his forwards during the January transfer window.

"I don't want any of them to go", Moyes said, ahead of the Hammers' trip to face Huddersfield.

"We have got no players here that we want to leave, we need to add to our squad so ideally we strengthen". Now he is desperate to add reliability and Premier League experience to the West Ham squad and sees Arfield as an attractive option.

"No, I think you have to say the form of Marko Arnautovic and Michail Antonio have made it hard from the start". My intention is not to let anybody go.

"What I will say is we have got four or five strikers and the competition is tough for all of them".

Arfield has only six months left on his contract at Turf Moor and while Burnley have offered him an extension, West Ham are prepared to make him a better offer. have not yet opened negotiations with Burnley but they would be prepared to pay close to £2m for the 29-year-old midfielder.

"If we were (to let them go) it would take an bad lot of money in this window to prize them away".

The former Manchester United manager insisted the Mexico worldwide is a "really good player", despite suggestions he did not fit Moyes' game plan.

"When I joined, nine-10 weeks ago, Javier was injured so we had to go with Marko and Michail up front in different games", he continued. Chicharito is a really good player.

"Maybe in a lot of games we have not been able to give him that service".

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