One of West Ham top striker targets is going to be extremely difficult to sign in the January transfer window, according to reports.

There are a number of forwards that West Ham have been linked with this January. Serhou Guirassy, Hugo Ekitike and Timo Werner are just a few of the strikers that are on the Hammers shortlist and it clearly shows the calibre of player they are hoping to attract.

Another one of those potential No.9s is Montpellier’s Akor Adams. The Nigerian has scored 7 goals in 17 Ligue 1 games so far this season and is absolutely vital to the French side. 

Considering that they’re only 4 points above the relegation zone, it’s astounding how well Adams is doing in a poor side and without him who knows where they would be in the league.

Unsurprisingly, there are many teams who want to see what he can do with better players around him but they may all be forced to wait to try and secure  his signature as the French side are determined to keep him until the end of the season, Football Insider have reported.

The 23 year old only joined this past Summer, while they would make a healthy profit on him, they want to at least have a year of their special talent. 

For West Ham to acquire his services this month, it would cost them a massive amount of money – something that they have very little off to spend at the moment in time.

As always, our Irons will aim to get the best value for money. With their limited budget and Montpellier’s desperation to keep hold of Adams, it may be the case that Moyes decided to spend his money elsewhere.

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