Sport Why should West Ham sign Ryan Sessegnon?

19:07  21 april  2017
19:07  21 april  2017 Source:   Read Sport

Why should West Ham sign Ryan Sessegnon?

  Why should West Ham sign Ryan Sessegnon? With the end of the season fast approaching that means only one thing, the summer transfer window. After a rather disappointing season, the Hammers will want to bolster the squad in preparation for next season. A player that may be on West Ham’s radar is 16-year-old Ryan Sessegnon. But who is he and why should West Ham try to sign him? Background As you may expect there isn’t much of this. Sessegnon was born on the 18th May 2000. He made his professional debut for Fulham at the age of 16 years and 81 days. On the 20th August Sessegnon scored his first professional goal. This made him the first professional footballer in the English leagues to have been born in the 2000s and to score a goal in a first team game. He also became the youngest player to have scored in a Championship match. He also played a year up in the Under 17 Euro’s. Not bad eh? This season Sessegnon currently plays for Fulham who are pushing for promotion in the championship. Sessegnon has started 15 times for Fulham with 12 of these at left-back, two at left-wing and one in attacking midfield. He has scored five goals and has two assists. He also has a very impressive pass success rate for a left back at 82%. The talented youngster was recently nominated to the PFA Championship Team of the Year following his breakout season in west London. Young and English Sessegnon is a dying breed in the top level of English football.

West Ham United should make every attempt to sign the Fulham youngster. And a fantastic option for West Ham would be Fulham wonderkid Ryan Sessegnon .

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With the end of the season fast approaching that means only one thing, the summer transfer window. After a rather disappointing season, the Hammers will want to bolster the squad in preparation for next season.

A player that may be on West Ham’s radar is 16-year-old Ryan Sessegnon. But who is he and why should West Ham try to sign him?

Background

As you may expect there isn’t much of this. Sessegnon was born on the 18th May 2000. He made his professional debut for Fulham at the age of 16 years and 81 days. On the 20th August Sessegnon scored his first professional goal. This made him the first professional footballer in the English leagues to have been born in the 2000s and to score a goal in a first team game. He also became the youngest player to have scored in a Championship match. He also played a year up in the Under 17 Euro’s.  Not bad eh?

Liverpool not deterred by Sessegnon price

  Liverpool not deterred by Sessegnon price Liverpool have not been put off by Fulham’s asking price for defender Ryan Sessegnon. The Championship club are demanding £15m for the 16-year-old, who was named in the PFA Championship team of the season earlier this month. According to The Express, Liverpool have not been deterred by the fee and will still look to pursue the signing in the summer when the transfer window opens in July. It is claimed that Liverpool could offer Fulham a deal whereby they keep Sessegnon on loan until the end of next season when he will turn 18. The left-back, born in 2000, has scored seven goals from 19 starts this season in all competitions, with many seeing him as one of the next best English talents in the game at the moment. Liverpool are also said to be interested in Andrew Robertson at Hull, who they are willing to pay £8m to sign.

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This season

Sessegnon currently plays for Fulham who are pushing for promotion in the championship. Sessegnon has started 15 times for Fulham with 12 of these at left-back, two at left-wing and one in attacking midfield. He has scored five goals and has two assists. He also has a very impressive pass success rate for a left back at 82%. The talented youngster was recently nominated to the PFA Championship Team of the Year following his breakout season in west London.

Young and English

Sessegnon is a dying breed in the top level of English football. It is very rare to have such a talent from England and it is just a positive that he’s so young. He can only improve and would definitely be helped by the experienced players in the squad, such as Mark Noble and James Collins.

Liverpool not deterred by Sessegnon price

  Liverpool not deterred by Sessegnon price Liverpool have not been put off by Fulham’s asking price for defender Ryan Sessegnon. The Championship club are demanding £15m for the 16-year-old, who was named in the PFA Championship team of the season earlier this month. According to The Express, Liverpool have not been deterred by the fee and will still look to pursue the signing in the summer when the transfer window opens in July. It is claimed that Liverpool could offer Fulham a deal whereby they keep Sessegnon on loan until the end of next season when he will turn 18. The left-back, born in 2000, has scored seven goals from 19 starts this season in all competitions, with many seeing him as one of the next best English talents in the game at the moment. Liverpool are also said to be interested in Andrew Robertson at Hull, who they are willing to pay £8m to sign.

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Championship raised

It’s a massive positive that Sessegnon has started his professional career in the Championship. West Ham like to buy from the Championship and there are many first teamers that originated from the second-tier. Michail Antonio, Aaron Cresswell and Darren Randolph are just three examples of these.

Problems

Unfortunately, it isn’t just the West Ham scouts that will know about the youngster. Sessegnon is currently being watched by most teams in the league including the likes of Liverpool. He is destined for a move to the Premier League however it just depends on if he chooses the clubs status over first team football.

Personally, I think that Sessegnon would be a great signing for the Hammers and he would definitely encourage young English players to put the effort in.

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West Ham reject chance to sign Alexander Alp .
In the Slaven Bilic era, West Ham have now refrained from signing talented young players for the developmental squad but they have this week turned down the chance to sign one. As reported by Football London, West Ham have decided not to push ahead with a deal to sign 16-year-old AIK Solna striker Alexander Alp following a week’s trial with the club. Twitter: 16 year old Swedish striker Alexander Alp having training with West Ham this week. Alp normally plays for AIK https://t.co/hld0nyyRgM (@AgentMork) Alp had joined the club last week on a trial with the development squad but it appears the coaching staff have made a collective decision to send the Swedish youngster back to his parent club. “The player had a brief trial with the academy, but just wasn’t up to the standard required to consider anything more than that,” a club source told Football London. Alp could have been the second teenage striker to leave AIK in recent months for a bigger European side after 17-year-old forward Alexander Isak, dubbed the ‘new Zlatan Ibrahimovic’ joined Borussia Dortmund during the January transfer window. Since Bilic took charge of the Hammers, he’s brought in a number of young attackers, including the likes of Martin Samuelsen, Toni Martinez, Luka Belic and Domingos Quina and the club believes they can all become contributors in the near future.

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