Marco Silva is on the list of candidates to replace David Moyes if the West Ham United manager leaves this summer, reports the Daily Mail.
The Hammers could part ways with the Scottish tactician at the end of the season.
West Ham have struggled in the Premier League despite spending around £165 million during the last summer transfer window.
They have been battling against relegation but have impressed in the Europa Conference League.
West Ham could end up winning the competition, but Moyes’ future is not guaranteed.
Silva has impressed since helping Fulham to promotion last summer and has attracted the Hammers.
The Portuguese has a £6 million release clause in his contract, which expires at the end of next season.
The terms of the deal allow Silva to be released if the release fee is met.
West Ham and several other clubs are monitoring the situation and could swoop for the former Watford manager.
However, he is happy at Fulham and open to signing an extension.
Silva is in talks with Fulham over a new deal, and West Ham may need to look elsewhere if they want a new boss.
While the Hammers have struggled all season, the Craven Cottage club are 10th in the Premier League with three games remaining.
Finishing in the top half of the table is all but guaranteed, and Fulham are desperate to hold on to their man.
West Ham are unlikely to succeed in their attempt to lure Silva to the London Stadium club.
However, a club playing in Europe and challenging for silverware could have enough pulling power to tempt him.
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