Mediawatch - 5 April


Today's newspapers believe a deal is in the offing for a Premier League full-back...

According to the Daily Mail, the Hammers have begun laying the groundwork for a move for Manchester City full-back Pablo Zabaleta.

The Argentine is out of contract at Etihad Stadium at the end of the season and West Ham are believed to be interested in securing his services.

There's a new name on West Ham's radar too, according to The Sun. Liverpool forward Lazar Markovic is the man in the frame, and the Serbian is currently on loan at Hull City.

Meanwhile, in the Star Slaven Bilic plays down reports of the Hammers' interest in Jack Wilshere.

Finally, the Evening Standard say London Stadium officials are in advanced negotiations with Vodafone over a naming rights deal for the Hammers' home.