Text  Larger | Smaller | Default

NewsNow

Oxford returned against his wishes, insist Gladbach


Filed: Friday, 29th December 2017
By: Staff Writer


Borussia Monchengladbach have confirmed that Reece Oxford has returned to West Ham - but insist that the player would rather remain in Germany.

Hammers boss David Moyes, speaking to the media earlier today confirmed that Oxford was on his way back to West Ham for the second half of the campaign after his season-long loan spell with Gladbach was cut short.

Embed from Getty Images


However in a news article appearing on the Bundesliga club's own website this afternoon (Friday), Sporting Director Max Eberl claimed that Oxford had been recalled to West Ham against his wishes - and confirmed that they were still attempting to clinch a permanent deal for the England youth international.

"We were informed of West Ham's decision to activate the clause and recall him this morning," said Eberl. "However, we continue to be in talks with West Ham regarding Reece Oxford completing a permanent move to Borussia. It is also the player’s wish to stay at Gladbach."

Embed from Getty Images


Oxford, who made just four first team appearances during his six months in Germany is yet to comment publicly since returning to London. West Ham were able to recall him due to an appearance clause in his loan contract not being met.





Related News

   arrow   Ancelotti keen on Angelo [10th Jul 2018]
   arrow   Pre-season day one: photo special [2nd Jul 2018]
   arrow   KUMB Awards XXI: vote now! [16th May 2018]
   arrow   In brief - Friday's news round-up [4th May 2018]
   arrow   In brief - Tuesday's news round-up [6th Mar 2018]
   arrow   Evra joins list of oldest Hammers [7th Feb 2018]
   arrow   In brief - Thursday's news round-up [1st Feb 2018]
   arrow   Gladbach confirm Oxford loan deal [31st Jan 2018]
   arrow   Oxford poised for Gladbach return [31st Jan 2018]
   arrow   Only one ever present under Moyes [18th Jan 2018]



Your Comments


Please note that this section is for comments relating to the above news item only. Any off-topic or abusive posts will be removed. Posts including either links and/or foul language are automatically filtered and will not be published. To engage in further discussion on any of our news stories, visit the KUMB Forums.

Not a member of the KUMB Forums? You may register for free membership here.

comments powered by Disqus
 
News Image




On This Day ...

One Year Ago
Brady lands new role
West Ham vice chair Karren Brady has taken on a new role - as non-executive...more
Three Years Ago
Tomkins, Slaven, Adrian & Bilic: Saturday's news
Get the very latest West Ham news in one place, with our new daily media round-up!...more
Five Years Ago
West Ham eye Gijon star Oscar Trejo
West Ham are understood to have launched a bid to sign Sporting Gijon's Oscar Trejo....more