According to reports, West Ham are readying a £6 million move for Leicester City striker Andrej Kramaric.
Kramaric moved to the Foxes last January for a club record £9million from HNK Rijeka, however, he has failed to settle at the club, scoring twice in 15 Premier League appearances. With the recent form of Jamie Vardy, and even Rihad Mahrez, and Shinji Ozazaki and Leonardo Ulloa serving as credible back-ups, it is believed that Claudio Ranieri would give the green light to a move.
With both clubs having good seasons, It wouldn’t be too much of move down the table for the Croatian, with West Ham currently only six points off Leicester. Kramaric may also feel at home under a Croatian manager in Slaven Bilic, giving him more confidence to play.
West Ham have had Andy Carroll and Enner Valencia scoring in recent matches, but after Carroll hobbled off injured against Bournemouth last night and with Diafra Sahko also out injured, the club may still have concerns that they are light in that area if more injuries occur.
Other than Carroll and Valencia, Nikica Jelavic has only scored once, in the FA Cup against Wolves at the weekend, while Mauro Zarate has only scored three so far this season.
Therefore, David Gold and David Sullivan may feel they need to put their hands in their pockets to potentially ensure their target of bringing European football to the Olympic Stadium begins next season.