Transfer news & rumours LIVE: PSG join race for Pjanic

West Ham have made contact with Lille over a move for Brazilian midfielder Thiago Mendes, according to The Times.

Mendes, 26, is valued at £18 million (€20m/$24m), and has interest from Italy, Germany and other Premier League sides. 

Lazio, Wolfsburg, Crystal Palace, Huddersfield and Newcastle have all been credited with an interest in the central midfielder.