West Ham manager Slaven Bilic has poured cold water over rumours that the club had bid for A.S. Roma star Daniele De Rossi.
'These media tabloids like to make up stuff as they go along', laughed the West Ham boss. 'As it stands, we have expressed no interested in this player.'
Meanwhile, sources at the Stadio Olimpico have said that the club will reject any advances for the Roma midfielder.
'They've basically issued a hands-off warning to West Ham.'
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