The Euros’ top goal scorer could be on his way to West Ham as they look to replace Michail Antonio.

After how their previous attempts at signing a striker have gone, it’s hard to get excited about West Ham’s links with forwards this Summer. Gianluca Scamacca, Sebastian Haller and Danny Ings were all highly rated strikers before they moved to East London, yet all of them failed to produce when wearing claret and blue.

Fortunately, the striker they’ve reportedly shown interest in most recently has almost unanimously piqued fans’ interest and brewed excitement over the prospect of him joining the club.

Georges Mikautadze of FC Metz has been sensational so far in the European Championships, being the competition’s top goalscorer with 3 goals in 3 group stage matches. This follows an exceptional season in Ligue 1 where he managed 13 goals and 4 assists in 20 games.

His movement on the ball combined with excellent finishing makes him a great option to have and he has actually been outperforming his xG in both the league and the Euros.

According to the Guardian, the Hammers have not had a bid accepted for the Georgian, but they have submitted a higher offer than Marseille, who are believed to have agreed personal terms with the player, other sources have claimed.

Overall he’d be an unbelievable signing, the only real concern would be whether he can adapt to the Premier League. He failed to impress in the Netherlands for Ajax which has some concerned that he’s only really suited to French football.

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