If there’s one thing West Ham will be in need of during the summer transfer window, it’s a new starting striker.
None of the likes of Marko Arnautovic, Lucas Perez and Javier Hernandez have overly convinced, with Manuel Pellegrini set to go for a more youthful approach for first-team players next season who also won’t take up much of the wage bill.
It will be a positive change in direction for the club, who have prided themselves in recent seasons in signing experienced names for big wages, which hasn’t exactly gone to plan, and a player who could signal the end of this old transfer strategy is Birmingham City striker Che Adams.
The 22-year-old attacker was linked by the Daily Star with to a move to the Hammers in the final days of the January transfer window this year, however, no deal materialised and West Ham were unable to bring in a striker of any sorts, so this summer, Pellegrini would be wise to go back in for Adams.
The Birmingham striker has been a sensation for Gary Monk’s side this season, scoring 22 goals and assisting five and earning the nickname of ‘Chele’ from the Blues’ faithful, as well as being compared to the original Ronaldo by former teammate Matt Baker.
Adams has shown he has the ability to be a player who can play in the top-flight, and with Birmingham have an unremarkable season at best marred by a nine-point reduction, the striker could do with a change of scenery, and West Ham would be perfect.
The 22-year-old is still young in the game and can grow into a real Premier League standard striker should he make the leap to West Ham, and being coached by Manuel Pellegrini could turn Adams into a terrifying attacker for the Hammers.
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