West Ham United have actually supposedly reached French top-flight club Clermont over the possibility of signing striker Mohamed Bayo this summer season.
The Hammers look for a brand-new hit man continues, with disappointment structure amongst fans at an absence of development. Sebastian Haller left in January and the East End attire have actually been related to any variety of forwards. The hope was to entice Jesse Lingard back to the London Stadium after his mind-blowing six-month loan spell previously this year.
However, that door appears to have actually closed and Michail Antonio is still tilling an only furrow in advance. And with the season now under method, the requirement to get a brand-new striker in is even higher.
David Moyes’ side began their project with a motivating 4-2 accomplishment over Newcastle United. Antonio got on the scoresheet and his midfield associates assisted.
Tomas Soucek and Said Benrahma discovered the web while England protector Aaron Cresswell was likewise on target. But the Scottish tactician requires an out-and-out striker contributed to his ranks – and might have discovered one.
Bayo, 23, has actually been with Clermont his whole profession, showing up through the club’s youth ranks prior to finishing to the senior side. He made his launching throughout the 2018-19 season however was lent to Dunkerque for the 2nd half of that project.
Les Maritimes extended his momentary stay for another season and the child progressed. Playing in France’s 3rd tier – Championnat National – he scored 12 objectives from 24 trips.
Where next for Robert Lewandowski – Man City, Liverpool, Real Madrid or remaining at Bayern Munich?
That was the driver for last season’s heroics when he bagged 22 objectives and 7 helps in 38 Clermont looks.
That remained in Ligue 2 however the Guinea worldwide is now running in Ligue 1 after Les Lanciers protected promo.
West Ham have ‘advantage’ in Bayo race
Le10Sport (by means of Sport Witness) are reporting that the Hammers have actually gotten in touch with Clermont to ‘find out the conditions’ for a prospective transfer. There is no reference of a possible rate however it is not likely he would spend a lot.
French clubs Bordeaux and Lille are likewise stated to be in the race for the respected marksman. The report includes that Bordeaux’s monetary scenario prevents them from trying.
Lille have yet to make a deal and West Ham have a ‘much more impressive financial power’ than their French competitors. Clermont have actually taken pleasure in a remarkable start to life back in the French leading flight and sit 2nd after 2 video games.
They have optimum points while Bayo has actually notched 3 times in 2 video games.
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