The Hammers face Premier League competition for the Nigerian and are said to be in a ‘straight battle’ with Brighton & Hove Albion for the 27-year-old.
Twitter: Paul Onuachu | Brighton and West Ham in ‘straight battle’ to sign £26m striker – Hammers ‘believe they are in pole’… https://t.co/0tXDPXohdm (@Sport_Witness)
The report claims a switch to England would be a ‘dream move’ for the former FC Midtjylland man and West Ham are currently in ‘pole’ position to land the £26million rated striker.
READ WEST HAM VERDICT
Valued at £18million and under contract in Belgium until 2024 (Transfermarkt), the mooted £26million price tag represents impressive value for money.
Adept in front of goal both with feet and aerially, the Nigerian would provide an impressive foil for Michail Antonio whilst also being capable of operating as a lone frontman.
Currently unknown to the league, Onuachu would likely relish the opportunity to ruffle a few feathers amongst the elite.