West Ham co-chairman David Gold has confirmed that his side are doing all they can to bring Carl Jenkinson back to Upton Park ahead of the 2015/16 season (via talkSPORT), with the young England international enjoying a fantastic season on loan there last time out.
“We are very working hard to try and get Carl back here,” said co-chairman Gold, as quoted by talkSPORT.
Jenkinson was sent out on loan following the arrival of Mathieu Debuchy, with Arsene Wenger looking to secure first team football for the promising young right-back.
The manager wasn’t to know that Debuchy would spend the majority of the season sidelined with injury, but thankfully we saw the emergence of Hector Bellerin.
Jenkinson came on leaps and bounds during his loan at West Ham, and is starting to look like a superb full-back. He would still probably struggle for regular action at the Emirates however, with Debuchy and Bellerin both showing their quality at different times last season.
He still appears to be in Wenger’s plans for the future though, as evidenced by the fact the Frenchman is looking to farm him out on loan for another season.
Another spell at West Ham could prove beneficial for the young Gooner, and if he continues to feature in the starting XI under new boss Slaven Bilic, then we could see an improved player return to the Emirates.