Robbie Brady has already enjoyed a rollercoaster summer, but the Republic of Ireland international’s journey isn’t set to stop anytime soon if the Premier League elite have anything to say about it.
The Norwich City star is reportedly being chased by a host of top-flight outfits, and What Are The Odds has broken down the latest markets on where he could end up this summer, according to various bookmakers.
The Hammers are looking to beef up their squad as they prepare for a season in the Europa League, and this summer’s move to the Olympic Stadium also gives them breathing room to splurge slightly in the transfer market.
Premier League champions Leicester City were priced at 9/4 (3.25) to recruit Brady at the beginning of July, and despite West Ham’s rise, the Foxes’ odds haven’t budged three weeks on. Claudio Ranieri has already brought in a classy attacker in the shape of former CSKA Moscow star Ahmed Musa, but Brady would also go a long way in strengthening Leicester’s left flank.
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Premier League new boys Burnley and Middlesbrough are each outside shots to bring Brady back to the first tier at 25/1 (26.00), while Crystal Palace, Watford, Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion are also at those odds with BetVictor.
Sunderland’s Irish connections mean they could potentially be worth a small stake as a dark horse to sign the Canary talisman, while the Baggies could have money to spend if they sell Saido Berahino.
A summer exit looks all but certain for Brady, too, considering current employers Norwich are 6/1 (7.00) to hang onto the Republic of Ireland utility, who dazzled for his country at Euro 2016.
He appears only too likely to capitalise upon that spell in the European shop window and make a move away from Carrow Road, with the Championship perhaps too low for his estimations.