West Ham are set to make recent method for Bournemouth striker Dominic Solanke.
Bournemouth rejected a £40million bid for the striker in the summertime switch window. Dominic Solanke, 26, has scored six targets in 12 Premier League appearances for the Cherries thus far this season, together with a vital brace within the 2-0 win over Newcastle United at house earlier than the November worldwide break.
David Moyes has been a long-term admirer of the one-cap England worldwide, and following his stable begin to the 2023/24 season is reportedly able to reignite curiosity in him within the January switch window. Bournemouth, nevertheless, have little curiosity in dropping their talisman Solanke as they proceed to battle towards relegation beneath Andoni Iraola.
Solanke additionally has a long-term contract on the Vitality Stadium, that means the south coast aspect are clearly beneath no strain to promote. And it might take a a lot larger bid for Bournemouth than West Ham’s £40million bid in the summertime switch window to even take into account promoting the 26-year-old.
David Moyes eyeing a striker in January
Michail Antonio and Danny Ings are West Ham’s solely recognised strikers, and the pair have scored simply two targets between them for the reason that begin of the 2023/24 marketing campaign. Antonio has struggled for consistency thus far this season, finishing 90 minutes simply as soon as, whereas Ings has featured solely instead within the Premier League.
With 9 strikes in all competitions, Jarrod Bowen has been in a position to carry West Ham’s attacking menace all by himself at instances, however David Moyes is clearly eager to take some burden off his shoulders by including one other striker to his squad. As well as, the Scotsman is eager so as to add one other physique up entrance because of the membership’s failure to exchange Gianluca Scamacca following his return to Italy with Atalanta.
There are possibilities of Danny Ings additionally departing in January if an acceptable provide arrives, offering a alternative will be signed on time. Dominic Solanke seems to be on the prime of the striker’s wishlist but when the Hammers can’t persuade Bournemouth to promote, they may take a look at different targets. Paris Saint-Germain’s Hugo Ekitike and RB Leipzig’s Timo Werner are among the many east London membership’s targets.
How far West Ham will go of their pursuit of Solanke in 2024 stays to be seen. For now, summer time signing Mohammed Kudus, who has injected new vigour and spark into West Ham’s assault, might be used by the center within the upcoming video games to enhance the productiveness in entrance of objective.
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