West Ham’s record of signing strikers down the years has been… questionable.

For every decent signing there has been several flops who have never really ever got going in a West Ham shirt.

However, with West Ham set to delve into the market yet again this Summer in search of their striking saviour, we’ll look here to crown who Hammers fans rate as their best ever forward.

From Hurst to Di Canio to Tevez, the West Ham faithful have had some wonderful attackers down the years, but who is the best?

Rate them down in our duel poll below, picking who you think was the best West Ham forward from our selection below, and keep voting until the end.

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Carlos Tevez

Demba Ba

Carlton Cole

Teddy Sheringham

Marko Arnautovic

Frederic Kanoute

David Cross

Ricardo Vaz Te

Bobby Zamora

Dean Ashton

Michail Antonio

Jemaine Defoe

Frank McAvennie

Andy Carroll

Tony Cottee

Paulo Di Canio

Enner Valencia

Sir Geoff Hurst

Clyde Best

Diafra Sakho

Javier Hernandez

John Sissons

Ian Wright

Marlon Harewood


  Sir Geoff Hurst 89%
  Paulo Di Canio 85%
  Tony Cottee 81%
  Frank McAvennie 71%
  Dean Ashton 63%
  Carlos Tevez 58%
  David Cross 42%
  Jemaine Defoe 37%
  Teddy Sheringham 36%
  Clyde Best 31%
  John Sissons 23%
  Ian Wright 21%
  Marlon Harewood 21%
  Frederic Kanoute 18%
  Javier Hernandez 16%
  Marko Arnautovic 15%
  Demba Ba 14%
  Bobby Zamora 13%
  Carlton Cole 12%
  Andy Carroll 10%
  Michail Antonio 9%
  Diafra Sakho 7%
  Ricardo Vaz Te 7%
  Enner Valencia 4%