By Alex Shilling, News Editor
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West Ham will have to fight off competition from three Premier League rivals if they want to sign Senegal defender Cheikou Kouyate, say the Times.
Big spending Norwich are the latest side to be linked with the defender, who yesterday declared himself open to a move to England, amid report interest from Newcastle, Southampton and the Hammers. French sides Lyon and Marseille are also said to be keen on Kouyate.