The West Ham fans in the Transfer Tavern keeping keen eyes over their club’s protracted and prolonged hunt for a striker have been given news to celebrate this afternoon.
The Irons aren’t the only ones interested in the Toulouse forward as it has also been claimed that the Premier League champions, Leicester City are after the 25-year old as well.
He saw a move to Sevilla fall through at the last moment after manager Jorge Sampaoli changed his mind on bringing the French forward in. It is understood the East London outfit were in negotiations back in January but they also fell through.
Ben Yedder scored 17 goals last season in Ligue 1 despite Toulouse only just avoiding relegation, his value is thought to be in the region of £8m, due to him only having one year left on his contract.
Toulouse expect the transfer saga to be resolved within the next 10 days, whether he is lining up for West Ham next season remains to be seen.
What do you think Hammers’ fans? Could Ben Yedder be your 30 goal a season man? Let us know down below…
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