West Ham have reportedly had a bid rejected for Martin Olssen according to SkySports.

The left-back who signed for Nowich in 2013 has impressed during his time with the club and after a six year stay at Blackburn Rovers, he has been subject to Premier League interest from The Hammers. Olssen played under Allardyce back when he was the manager of Blackburn Rovers and is keen to recapture his services at West Ham.

Last season, The Hammers originally had Razvan Rat who they used for 15 games at left-back however after a fairly unsuccesful first half of the season, he was released in January. The London club then loaned in Pablo Armero from Udinese for the remainder of the season and now is looking for a more permanent left-back to cement their place in his side.

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Olssen, the Swedish international made 27 appearances for Norwich last campaign in the league and bagged himself a goal in his three cup appearances. Internationally since 2010, Olssen has made 22 appearances and also scored 5 goals. The 26 year old was subject to a lot of interest from the Hammers who now will either have to step up their bid for the defender or potentially move onto other targets.

Will the Hammers bid again for the left-back?

Will the Hammers bid again for the left-back?


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