West Ham youngster plays down contract snub ‘rumours’

first_imgTeenage West Ham defender Reece Oxford appears to have distanced himself from stories claiming he has snubbed a new deal.Reports on Tuesday night said the 17-year-old had rejected a new contract with the Hammers and would be allowed to leave the club for a fee in excess of £10million.But writing on his Twitter account, Oxford said “Wow rumours will be rumours”, adding emojis, below: Reece Oxford made 12 first-team appearances in 2015/16 1 Wow rumours will be rumours !😂😴— Ox (@Reeceoxford_) May 17, 2016 Oxford broke into the West Ham side to some acclaim last summer, putting in some stellar first-team performances when just 16.He went on to make 12 appearances throughout the season – five of which came this year – and he has two years remaining on his existing deal.last_img read more

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