WEST HAM youngster Reece Burke is set to join Hull after failing to agree personal terms with Derby.
Rams boss Frank Lampard tried to hijack Burke’s £1.5million Tigers move last night.
Reuters West Ham starlet is set to sign for Hull after talks with Derby collapsed
Burke, 21, was tempted by Lampard’s Hammers connections but talks have broken down.
It leaves Hull with a clear path to land the highly-rated centre-back.
Burke left West Ham’s pre-season training camp in Switzerland to fly home for a medical.
He is reluctantly quitting West Ham after being told his appearances would be limited under new boss Manuel Pellegrini.
Getty – Contributor Reece Burke arrived back from West Ham’s training camp in Switzerland for a medical in England
PA:Press Association Talks between Derby boss Frank Lampard and Reece Burke have broken down
The East Londoner joined the club aged nine and made five Premier League appearances before being sent out on loan to Wigan, Bolton and Bradford.
The arrival of club-record signing Issa Diop for £24m has pushed him further down the pecking order.
Burke will join new signing Eric Lichaj at Hull.
PSV defender Jordy de Wijs and free-agent Nedum Onuoha could also be on their way to the KCOM Stadium.