West Ham are believed to be taking an interest in Gent and Ukraine striker Roman Yaremchuk.
The Hammers have joined fellow Premier League clubs Wolves and Arsenal as well as Sevilla and Bayer Leverkusen in pursuing a potential deal worth £17million.
Currently away with his nation at the European Championships, the powerful Ukrainian powered home a header in Sunday’s 3-2 defeat at the hands of the Netherlands.
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Signing the 6’3 frontman ahead of fierce competition would be a huge coup for the Hammers.
Valued at £13.5million and under contract until 2025 in Belgium (Transfermarkt), the West Ham hierarchy would be right to pay the mooted £17million fee.
Capable of playing both as a central striker and wide left, Yaremchuk would provide additional options to Moyes’ squad.