West Ham are set to battle fierce rivals Tottenham Hotspur for the signature of two top strikers.

It seems like almost every club in London has the same problem at the minute. Whether it is Chelsea, Tottenham, Arsenal or West Ham, they all have one thing in common – they need a striker.

In particular, the Hammers are in desperate need given their ongoing injury crisis. Fortunately, this is something David Moyes and his team have recognised, with them lining up multiple potential suitors.

One such player is Serhou Guirassy, who our own ExWHUEmployee exclusively revealed our interest in some months back. The Guinea international has been on fire this season, scoring an incredible 17 goals in 14 Bundesliga games. What makes him even more appealing though is his incredibly low release clause of just £15 million.

Secondly, another one that Ex announced is Feyenoord’s Santiago Gimenez. Much like Guirassy, Giminez has averaged over a goal per game in the league this term, bagging 19 in 17 matches. Reports had stated that the Irons could secure his signature for just £30 million, but our insider said that “this is way below what his club value him at.”

Unfortunately, you would not expect the East London side to go without challenge in signing either player and TEAMtalk report that rivals Tottenham Hotspur are also in the race for both players. 

As mentioned, Spurs are still on the hunt for their Harry Kane replacement, despite bringing in another West Ham target in Timo Werner. It could be a case that one club gets one of the No.9s, and the other club gets the other, as both teams are only expected to sign one of the two.

Either player would be an excellent signing for both West Ham and Tottenham. Gimenez is certainly the more sought after of the two, but Guirassy has proven himself at a higher level (not to mention being significantly cheaper).

Neither side will want to lose out on two top quality players, especially not to each other. Our Irons are in more need of a forward than our rivals, but our limited budget could cause us to fall short, especially with the Mexican.

It will be interesting to see how this progresses as, if either club signs one of them, bragging rights will certainly be their’s for a little while. 

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