The likes of Tammy Abraham, Ivan Toney, Adam Armstrong and Youssef En-Nesyri have all been linked with the role previously.
However, each of those have their drawbacks and complications – leading to new frontmen being added seemingly all the while.
Now, a fresh report from Eurosport, as cited by West Ham Central on Twitter, has claimed West Ham will have £35million to spend on a new forward and Atalanta ace Duvan Zapata is the latest player to make the shortlist.
Twitter: West Ham will have £35m to spend on a new forward in the summer and Atalanta’s Duvan Zapata is the latest player to… https://t.co/IrlhS2cpnr (@WestHam_Central)
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Signing Zapata would have to be regarded as a major coup for the Irons.
Given Moyes recently ruled West Ham out of the running for a £40million Chelsea valuation on Abraham, a deal for Zapata would be within the same realms and could also prove difficult.