West Ham United are believed to be keen on bringing a new striker to the London Stadium this winter.
It is being claimed that the Irons are determined to bring the former Manchester City and Liverpool striker back to the Premier League.
The 28-year-old’s contract at Nice is set to expire in the summer and West Ham could look to try and capitalise on a cut-price fee for the Italy international if they were to try and land him in January.
Olympique de Marseille are thought to be interested in the attacker, however, a move back to England’s top-flight is thought to be ‘alluring’ for the player.
West Ham appear to have been linked with a number of different attackers throughout January and Balotelli is just the latest name to appear.
Although his time in England was not considered to be the best, he has managed to turn things around in France with Nice and has a rather prolific record, hitting 33 goals in his last two seasons – however, he is yet to hit the target in 10 appearances so far this season.
With Marseille thought to be interested, it remains to be seen if West Ham will look to bring the Italy international back to the Premier League.
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