West Ham prepare restructured £10m bid for Jarvis

The Hammers' initial offer was turned down by Wolves last week, who want a single payment rather than instalments, but Sam Allardyce is still determined to get his man
By Wayne Veysey | Chief Correspondent

West Ham will make another bid to sign Matt Jarvis after having an offer rejected by Wolves, Goal.com has learned.

The Hammers’ £10 million offer for the left winger was turned down last week because they were only prepared to pay £5.5m up front, with the rest made up in add-ons.
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Wolves value the 26-year-old at £10m but want all of the money to be paid up front in a single instalment.

Jarvis, who has made one appearance for England, responded by handing in a transfer request to force through a move to West Ham.

Manager Sam Allardyce is keen to bring greater potency to his left flank and will sanction another bid for Jarvis.

Sources have told Goal.com that the newly promoted Premier League club will offer £10m in a restructured deal, with most of the money to be paid up front this time.

West Ham have been encouraged by Jarvis’ desire to move to east London.

Intriguingly, he is also represented by Mark Curtis, the same agent as Allardyce and Kevin Nolan, although this was not decisive in the club’s failed swoop for Andy Carroll earlier this summer.

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