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Ahmed Hegazi eyed by West Ham and Wolverhampton – Report

Ahmed Hegazi eyed by West Ham and Wolverhampton - Report

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Egypt international and center back is pursued by Premier League sides West Ham and Wolverhampton.

Ahmed Hegazi started all three of Egypt’s games in the group of stages of the 2018 World Cup against Uruguay, Russia, and Saudi Arabia.

READ | Ahmed Hegazi linked with surprise move to Al Ahli Jeddah

The 27-year-old initially joined West Brom on loan from Al Ahly last summer, before the Baggies activated his buyout clause in December.

And he could be on the move again following the Baggies’ relegation from the Premier League back in May, with many reports heavily linking him to England’s top flight clubs.

According to ESPN,  and newly promoted side Wolverhampton are keeping tabs on the defender as they are looking to bolster their defense ahead of the new season.

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Hegazi was also linked with a move to Tottenham and Leicester City, but the latter signed ex-club teammate Jonny Evans on a three-year contract.

Should the former Al Ahly defender return to the Premier League, he will become the fourth Pharaoh in the competition alongside Arsenal’s Mohamed Elneny, Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah, and Ramadan Sobhi of Huddersfield.

Hegazi has made 42 appearances for West Brom across all competitions, featuring in every Premier League game. He managed to score two goals and helped his side keep 10 clean sheets.

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