Newcastle United have kept an eye on Napoli striker Roberto Inglese this season, with West Ham United also reportedly planning a move for the player.

The Hammers were linked with a summer pursuit of the Italian front-man earlier on Monday, but it seems they could face competition from another Premier League club if they are to chase a deal for the player.

Inglese is currently under contract at Napoli but has spent the season on loan at Parma, establishing himself as an important player for the Serie A club.

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The striker has shone in an underwhelming campaign for his loan side, finding the back of the net on eight occasions as he continues to catch the eyes of clubs across Europe.

West Ham and Atalanta have been noted as potential suitors for the forward, but according to claims from Chronicle Live, Newcastle have sent scouts to observe Inglese in action this season.

The Magpies have been watching plenty of players in Serie A throughout the campaign, the report states, with Parma’s loan star among those under observation.

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