It may almost be Christmas here in the Football Transfer Tavern but West Ham United supporters in the bar don’t appear to be enjoying life too much following another defeat for their side this weekend.
The Hammers are precariously placed just outside the relegation zone after suffering a 3-1 defeat at the hands of champions Manchester United and there are genuine concerns about their Premier League future.
With only 14 goals in their 16 matches this term, the only Christmas present that all Hammers supporters would love is to see a new striker arriving in the January transfer window.
And now it appears they are in luck as Metro report that Sam Allardyce is preparing to move for Valencia forward Jonas, as he looks to strengthen his attack in the New Year.
With club-record summer signing Andy Carroll still expected to out until later in 2014, the Upton Park club are desperately seeking reinforcements in attack as Allardyce struggles to work him one in attack.
The 29-year-old Brazilian forward could now be persuaded to join the Irons in January after Los Che’s disappointing start to the season in La Liga which could see them cashing in on their prized assets to ease financial concerns.
Jonas, who has already won eight caps for his country, maintains hope of winning a surprise place in the Brazil World Cup squad and a goalscoring spell in the Premier League could help him to achieve his aim.
Can the Hammers lure the Valencia forward to Upton Park in January? Let us know your thoughts below.
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