West Ham are confident James Ward-Prowse wants to join them this summer, talkSPORT understands.
The Hammers are keen on signing the Southampton captain and had a £20million bid rejected last week.
But they are prepared to return with another offer and are confident a deal can be struck – though they have set themselves a limit.
It is also understood that while a £20m bid was turned down, the Hammers will not go above £25m for the midfielder.
It’s understood Saints, who were relegated from the Premier League last season, value their player at £40m.
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