West Ham are reportedly holding preliminary talks with LaLiga aspect Elche over a deal to signal ahead Tete Morente this summer time.
A report from the Sunday Mirror claims that the 25-year-old attacker is a long-term goal for the Hammers, with Elche set to demand round £7million for his providers.
The Mirror provides that there has been ‘early contact’ between the 2 golf equipment and that these preliminary talks have been constructive.
Morente can also be mentioned to be eager on the switch, though it’s unlikely to be a switch that can get West Ham followers that excited.
The ahead has struggled to have a serious impression on an Elche aspect at the moment sitting in mid-table.
Certainly, he’s scored simply three targets and added three assists in 29 video games in all competitions. Morente has additionally began simply 16 of the membership’s 33 league outings.
The massive query considerations whether or not the David Moyes and the Hammers really need the participant.
West Ham properly stocked in broad areas
Morente naturally performs as a large participant who can, at a push play, by means of the centre. Nonetheless, West Ham are properly stocked within the wider positions with Jarrod Bowen working from the fitting and both Pablo Fornals or Mentioned Benrahma from the left.
Andriy Yarmolenko can also be usually utilised as a back-up possibility. Nonetheless, there are rumours he may transfer on this summer time.
The Hammers are subsequent in motion on Sunday afternoon once they host London rivals Arsenal.
Moyes’ males are at the moment eight factors behind the Gunners in a race for fourth spot that now seems completed and dusted for West Ham.