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After Lucas Perez arrival West Ham don’t need to move for Carlos Bacca

After Lucas Perez arrival West Ham don’t need to move for Carlos Bacca

West Ham have been very active this transfer window, bringing in eight players to improve Manuel Pellegrini’s squad.

The Chilean manager has returned to the Premier League after a brief stint managing in China and has the task of rejuvenating a side that had a poor season last year.

As it stands, West Ham have Lucas Perez, Chicharito, the injury-prone Andy Carroll, and Marko Arnautovic as the club’s likely forward options.

Although it would seem that the club are pretty much set for strikers, according to Italian news outlet, CalcioMercato, West Ham have joined Crystal Palace in the hunt for AC Milan striker Carlos Bacca.

With the signing of Gonzalo Higuain, Bacca has fallen down the pecking order.

The Breakdown

The 31-year-old spent a season on loan at Spanish side, Villareal last year where he scored 18 goals in the league.

The Colombian striker has been a consistent performer, especially during his time at Sevilla which was where he caught the eye of most fans in Europe.

Since he joined AC Milan, Bacca has scored 31 goals in the league and is a very underrated player.

However, with West Ham having so many forward options at the moment, it seems unlikely that the east London club will splash any money on a deadline day move for Bacca.

Moreover, the reports claims that Bacca himself wants to return to Villareal and therefore, there seems no chance of any deal before the end of the transfer window today.

West Ham fans, what do you think?  

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