Mediawatch - 15 July

Launching a new feature on, we take a look at some of the media speculation around the Club's transfer activity

Tuesday's newspapers are full of more transfer talk surrounding the Hammers, with the Daily Mirror reporting that the Club are keen to add Stuttgart central defender Antonio Rudiger to their list of summer signings. The paper reports that the 21-year-old will cost an £8m fee, with Porto also on the trail.

The Daily Mail believe that the Hammers' proposed move for Ecuador striker Enner Valencia could be completed on Wednesday, while the same paper reports that Guy Demel is a target for Barclays Premier League new boys Leicester City.

Sticking with transfer speculation, this report in the Daily Telegraph states that Andy Carroll is not interested in a return to Newcastle United and is happy with the Hammers.

Loic Remy is said to have had a £15m valuation put on his head by Queens Park Rangers according to The Times (£), giving the west Londoners confidence that he wlll be leading their line next term.

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