West Ham interested in signing Manchester United defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka on loan

December 19, 2022

Without a Man United start since April, Aaron Wan-Bissaka was told before the end of last season he was free to leave the club.

West Ham United are interested in signing Manchester United right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka on loan in the January transfer window.

Wan-Bissaka, 24, has only played four minutes this season and last started for United in the 1-0 defeat at Everton on April 9. His first start under Erik ten Hag was in the friendly defeat to Cadiz on December 7.

United informed Wan-Bissaka he was free to leave before the end of last season and there was reputed interest from West Ham in the summer.

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West Ham have a close relationship with Wan-Bissaka’s representatives Unique Sports Management, which oversaw Maxwel Cornet’s transfer from Burnley in the summer. Michail Antonio and Aaron Cresswell are also both represented by the same agency.

United loaned Jesse Lingard to West Ham in January 2021 for a fee of £1.5m and the Hammers were prepared to spend £25m to sign him permanently that summer, only then-United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s indecision scuppered a deal.