The ship has sailed when it comes to Valencia striker Maxi Gomez and West Ham, says former Premier League midfielder Carlton Palmer.
West Ham came close to signing Gomez from Celta Vigo back in 2019 when Manuel Pellegrini was still in charge, only for the 24-year-old to join Valencia in the end.
According to Spanish outlet Fichajes, though, the east London club have revived their interest in the player and could now make another move for him as they look to build on their impressive 2020/21 campaign.
Should West Ham move for Gomez again?
Palmer, however, has his doubts, feeling that the train has left the station with that one.
“That ship has sailed,” the ex-Leeds United player exclusively told TT. “It was a target for the previous manager. It’s not somebody David Moyes has earmarked to bring to the football club.”
Indeed, with Gomez being a Pellegrini target, it would be a surprise to see West Ham reignite their interest in the Uruguay international.
The Hammers do seem to be in the market for a new striker this summer. However, according to The Athletic, Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham is the one they want.
Ultimately, while you can never say never, a move for Gomez this transfer window looks highly unlikely.
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