Oxford was recalled early from his loan stint with Borussia Monchengladbach in December and the Bundesliga club are trying to secure his return.
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Oxford was back at the Hammers' Rush Green training ground on Friday after being recalled from his season-long loan at Borussia Monchengladbach.
Italiano could complete a move to Germany in 2019, when he turns 18, with FIFA regulations allowing the international transfer of players of that age.
Borussia Monchengladbach are keen on a permanent deal for West Ham defender Reece Oxford, who made his first start for the Bundesliga club this week.
Bayern Munich failed to extend their lead atop the Bundesliga table after Borussia Monchengladbach held on to beat the leaders 2-1.
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The German football federation has opened investigations against Borussia Monchengladbach after supporters presented a defamatory banner.
Oxford, 19, joined on a season-long loan from West Ham but has the option to return to London in the winter.
Oxford, 18, moved to the Bundesliga club in the summer in order to gain first-team experience.
Borussia Dortmund powered two points clear at the top of the Bundesliga with a thumping 6-1 win over Borussia Monchengladbach.
Brazilian Raffael's second-half brace earned Borussia Monchengladbach a 2-0 victory over Stuttgart and their first win in four games.
Timothee Kolodziejczak has signed for Liga MX side UANL Tigres, leaving Borussia Monchengladbach only nine months after joining from Sevilla.
Fabian Johnson says the plan ahead of the U.S.'s World Cup qualifier against Costa Rica is for him to play in midfield, and not at full-back.
Johnson, 29, missed Gladbach's victory over local rivals Cologne last weekend with back problems and has not trained with the team since Aug. 17.
Striker Raul Bobadilla has rejoined Borussia Monchengladbach on a two-year contract after passing a medical.
Jamie Vardy scored a pair of goals to fuel Leicester City's comeback in a 2-1 victory over Borussia Monchengladbach at the King Power Stadium.
Borussia Monchengladbach have completed the transfer of Germany international Matthias Ginter from Borussia Dortmund, pending a medical.
Oxford, 18, spent the second half of last season on loan at Reading but made only five appearances as they reached the Championship playoff final.
Borussia Monchengladbach have signed midfielder Denis Zakaria from Young Boys in a deal reportedly worth about €10 million.
Borussia Monchengladbach aren't best pleased with Borussia Dortmund's new kit for the 2017-18 season.
Borussia Monchengladbach have not given up hope of retaining the services of Chelsea loanee Andreas Christensen.
U.S. international Fabian Johnson has extended his contract with Borussia Monchengladbach by two years to 2020.