Hull City 'powerless' over Tom Huddlestone - Steve Bruce

Hull midfielder Tom Huddlestone
Tom Huddlestone was part of the Hull side relegated from the Premier League last season

Steve Bruce says Hull City will be unable to prevent Tom Huddlestone leaving if any club matches the release clause in the midfielder's contract.

Bruce said after his side's 1-1 draw at Wolves on Sunday that Hull had received no bids for any of their players.

But he confirmed an interest from West Ham in ex-Tottenham man Huddlestone.

The Hull manager said: "I am sure West Ham, like anybody, knows he has a buy-out in his contract and if they get to that figure I am powerless."

Bruce added: "The agents will be touting him around everywhere, which I know they are. But there's nothing I can do."

Huddlestone, 28, capped four times by England, joined Hull from Tottenham for around £5m in August 2013 and has made 78 appearances for the club.

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