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Hammers increase Olsson bid

Sky Sports understand that West Ham United have made an increased bid for Blackburn defender Martin Olsson.

Last Updated: 16/01/13 at 23:40 Post Comment

Martin Olsson: Second bid from West Ham

Martin Olsson: Second bid from West Ham

The Hammers made an initial bid for Olsson earlier this month, believed to be around £2million.

Rovers rejected this claiming they wanted three-times this amount - but Olsson himself has asked the club to let him join his former boss Sam Allardyce.

Now West Ham have returned with a new bid for the left-back, and they are waiting to see if Blackburn will accept.

Allardyce is keen to get the deal for Olsson tied up as soon as possible.

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