WEST HAM are reportedly eyeing a transfer for Olivier Giroud in January.
The Hammers are eager on signing a striker subsequent month with important man Michail Antonio out injured and Sebastien Haller failing to impress.
West Ham are eyeing a transfer for Olivier Giroud in JanuaryCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
Michail Antonio has been in tremendous kind for the Hammers this 12 months however he’s out injuredCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
And Chelsea ahead Giroud, 34, is claimed to be close to the highest of their needed listing.
Antonio has been a Hammers objective machine in 2020 however he has performed only one half of their final eight video games due to a hamstring harm picked up throughout the 1-1 draw with Manchester Metropolis.
And £45million backup Haller has solely managed two targets in his absence.
David Moyes is claimed to have doubts over the Ivorian’s suitability and desires to usher in a longtime ahead in January, in response to the Mirror.
West Ham are stated to be open to offloading out-of-favour Andriy Yarmolenko to be able to fund the transfer.
The East Londoners have additionally been linked with former hitman Marko Arnautovic in addition to summer season goal Josh King from Bournemouth.
Frank Lampard would favor to maintain Giroud however the France worldwide is eager to play extra to safe his place at subsequent summer season’s Euros.
Chelsea beat West Ham 3-0 at Stamford Bridge on Monday night time with Giroud dropped after he began the Blues’ defeat to Wolves of their earlier sport.
Tammy Abraham changed him and scored two quickfire second-half targets to safe the factors for the West Londoners.
However talking after the sport, Lampard moved rapidly to minimize the importance of the snub.
The Blues boss stated: “It’s only a rotation and completely different attributes of gamers in opposition to opposition
“I’ve obtained decisions to make and whichever ones I make there’s in all probability an excellent case for others.
“With Tammy, some power within the staff from the entrance.
“Oli has been unbelievable and Oli can clearly are available off the bench as effectively, I’ve obtained decisions there just about each week by way of these two.”
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