West Ham look to bring in FC Dallas defender John on loan as Allardyce ramps up Rhodes bid
West Ham are trying to sign FC Dallas defender George John on loan.
The 24-year-old was due to join Blackburn last summer but the deal fell through over work permit issues.
John has dual nationality for the US and Greece but has yet to win a full international cap.
Scouring the globe for talent: Allardyce
Meanwhile, Sam Allardyce is hoping to advance his bid for Huddersfield striker Jordan Rhodes.
Goalkeeper Robert Green is a possible target for Monaco as Sebastien Chabbert has a knee injury.