After scintillating performance for the English championship side Queen Park Rangers in the just concluded season, the Premier league clubs are going head to head for Greenwich born, Nigeria descent Eberechi Eze, OJB Sport reports.
Eze started his career as a youth player at Millwall, before being released in 2016.
Following his release, he was set to work part-time in Tesco and continue studying in college before trialling successfully with QPR, impressing the club’s technical director Chris Ramsey. He completed his signing for Championship club Queens Park Rangers (QPR) in August 2016.
In January 2017, Eze made his first-team debut in an FA Cup tie against Blackburn Rovers. Reports has it that West Ham are keeping close tabs on Eberechi Eze and are readying their own offer after Crystal Palace had a bid knocked back by QPR.
West Ham remain in the running for Eze and Palace’s bid is likely to prompt manager David Moyes to make a formal move. Eze has dazzled for a mid-table Championship team, scoring 14 goals and providing eight assists from QPR’s 46 league matches.
He is not only a matchwinner but Moyes has also been impressed by his durability and consistency. He is of Nigerian descent and he has been invited to trained with the Nigeria’s Super Eagles.
In October 2018, he was called up to the England national under-20 team and made his debut in a 2–1 win against Italy in the Under 20 Elite League.
His contract at Loftus Road expires in the summer of 2021, making Rangers vulnerable to Premier League offers.