David Moyes has seen plenty of reported centre-forward targets fall by the wayside this month after Sebastien Haller left for Ajax, leaving Michail Antonio as their only senior striker, and the latest to be linked with the Irons is Lozano, who is affectionately known as ‘Choco’.
Goal.com claimed that the Hammers see Lozano as an ‘interesting signing’ and are ‘studying the possibility’ of making an offer for the 27-year-old this month.
Valued at £2.25m by Transfermarkt, the report claimed that Cadiz would accept around €10m (£8.8m) for their centre-forward.
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Whilst West Ham’s need for a striker is glaringly obvious, their current run of form aside, Lozano doesn’t seem to have the credentials to be the answer.
Although Moyes’ side are now adept at getting goals from all over the pitch, anyone who comes in to act as an understudy must be able to find the net when called upon. However, the Honduran’s record won’t fill anyone with confidence that he can deliver.
At Cadiz, Lozano plays up front alongside former Manchester City striker Alvaro Negredo and the two have forged an impressive partnership. Therefore, playing as a lone striker in West Ham’s system may be beyond his comfort zone.