West Ham are pushing ahead with trying to secure Athletico Madrid defender Toby Alderweireld on a season long loan deal.
The central defender 25, who can also play at right back, only joined Madrid back in 2013, however has struggled to hold down a first team place. He did however succeed during his six years at Ajax before the move to Spain, and has attracted the attention of Arsenal and Spurs.
West Ham however are now looking the club first to make a move, and want a deal concluded quickly.
The Belgium International is reportedly keen to move and get his career back on track, and the club hoping the offer ready to be placed will be enough to entice Alderweireld to East London.