Former West Ham striker Brian Deane has told The Transfer Tavern in an exclusive interview that £25m is “cheap money” for Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham.
Back in April, it was reported by The Telegraph that the west London club would listen to offers of £4om for their forward this summer.
The MailOnline, however, have since claimed that David Moyes, who is thought to be keen on the player, is hoping to strike a deal at £25m.
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Whether Chelsea would be willing to drop their asking price by that much remains to be seen, but if they do, Deane believes it would be tremendous business by West Ham.
“I think he’s got everything,” the retired Premier League forward exclusively told TT. “I think he just needs to be developed under the right person.
“I think the difficulty with him at Chelsea is that they actually play with a more fluid system than a system that needs a No.9.
“I think that [West Ham] could be a good move for him. Cheap money, cheap, cheap. I’d be surprised [if £25m’s the final fee].”
According to the same MailOnline report, Moyes does have alternatives, though that is unlikely to include World Cup winner Olivier Giroud.
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