West Ham are set to revive interest in striker Dominic Solanke, according to reports.
It is understood our Hammers tabled a bid for the Bournemouth player over the summer, and were rebuffed at the time, but are now likely to revisit the situation and see if a deal can be reached.
The club have been in the market for a new striker for some time, and the recent injury to Michail Antonio has heightened the importance to add the the squad, with the Daily Mail via The Sun reporting that the club are now test to test the Cherries resolve once again.
“David Moyes has been a long-term admirer for the former Liverpool and Chelsea man, and is keen to add him to his forward options in the January transfer window,” it said in the Dan Evans article.
“West Ham are keen to test the Cherries’ willingness to keep hold of their top-scorer after seeing a £40million bid turned down in August.
“West Ham have been in the market for a new striker since allowing Gianluca Scamacca to return to Italy in the summer after an underwhelming season in east London.
“Bournemouth will hold out for considerably more than the fee the Hammers offered them in the summer, as Solanke still has three years to run on his current contract.
“The Europa Conference League holders have other attacking targets in mind if they cannot convince their Premier League rivals to sell, with Paris Saint-Germain’s Hugo Ekitike and ex-Chelsea man Timo Werner, who currently plays for RB Leipzig, also on their wish list.”
ExWHUEmployee is set to provide a transfer update later on The West Ham Way Podcast.
The above referenced news articles do not necessarily reflect what is being reported by ExWHUEmployee on The West Ham Way Patreon.
To get access to exclusive and verified club related content then visit our membership page if you’re not already subscribed.