West Ham United are keen to move for Hull City winger Keane Lewis-Potter, with David Moyes considering adding cover and competition in wide areas in January.

According to the Hull Daily Mail, West Ham United are keen to bring in Hull City winger Keane Lewis-Potter to the London Stadium in the January window, with David Moyes ready to add a wide man to his ranks.

David Moyes is eager to strike a balance in his squad that plays in multiple competitions, with the January window allowing him to add depth. The Hammers have run themselves into the ground so far, playing in the Premier League, the UEFA Europa League and progressing to the quarterfinals of the Carabao Cup.

The January window will be the time to bring in players who could provide cover or competition in various areas of the field. While the Hammers are keen on defensive reinforcements next month, they also see one or more signings in the final third as crucial to their chances this season, especially in the Europa League.

Hence, West Ham are keen to sign a winger to provide cover on the left-hand side. The area has been occupied by Pablo Fornals for most parts, with Arthur Masuaku also operating there at times this season. Originally, Moyes had signed Said Benrahma as a long term option to play on the left wing, although he is more suited centrally.

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The Algerian has been operating in the No. 10 role for most parts and could be the reason why there’s less talk of Jesse Lingard coming back to the London Stadium. Benrahma’s positional change has led to the need for a dynamic winger who can operate from the left, which has seen them linked with Keane Lewis-Potter.

The Hull City winger has maintained his good form from the previous campaign, having contributed with four goals and as many assists in 22 Championship games this term. With the 20-year-old making a solid impression in the Championship, the apparent interest from the Hammers might turn his head.

Moyes sees Lewis-Potter as ideal to his plans for the present and future. Considered similar to Jarrod Bowen, the Hull City winger is expected to develop along the same trajectory. What remains to be seen is the price tag associated with the winger who has a contract until 2024, plus the option for an additional year.

Lewis-Potter could certainly be a decent addition to provide cover for Fornals in the wide left position, who can be groomed into a star for the future. However, Moyes may not consider spending big on a second-choice winger, as the need to sign defenders in the next window is far more pressing for West Ham.

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