The east London club were strongly linked with a move for the Scotland international back in January but the move never materialised. The Leeds captain is the club’s top goalscorer with 28 goals this season.

Sam Allardyce is already considering his summer options with the club virtually guaranteed Premier League football following recent victories over Hull and Sunderland.

After Andy Carroll was forced to miss the first half of the season, the West Ham manager is determined to provide more competition for the England striker and avoid another relegation struggle.

Massimo Cellino has finally completed his takeover of Leeds United and it remains to be seen what changes he will want to make to the squad.