West Ham are prepared to allow young trio Reece Oxford, Elliot Lee and Josh Cullen to go out on loan, sources have told TEAMtalk.com.
West Ham boss Slaven Bilic has informed the three players he is happy for them to go out on loan to the Football League until the end of the season to gain some valuable first-team experience.
Highly-rated defender Oxford, who has made eight appearances for West Ham so far this season after being handed his debut in the win over Arsenal on the opening weekend of the Premier League campaign, was linked with a move to Manchester City in Monday’s Paper Talk.
Midfielder Cullen, who has come through the ranks at Upton Park, made his Premier League debut as a substitute in the win over Liverpool at Anfield.
Forward Lee has just recently returned to West Ham after a loan spell at Blackpool, where he made four appearances at Bloomfield Road and is poised to make a loan switch to Colchester until the end of the season.
The trio are well down the pecking order in Bilic’s plans and he feels they would be best served to go out on loan and get some action under their belts.