West Ham United could also now sell winger Said Benrahma as manager David Moyes and club owners GSB make big decisions on a number of first teamers.
The Lowdown: West Ham exodus?
The Hammers, having just missed out on a Europa League qualification place to Man United on the 2021/2022 Premier League final day, have been tipped to strengthen for next year.
West Ham reportedly have the likes of Jesse Lingard in their sight to bolster their attacking areas among other targets, but as per reports, just as many players could be heading out the other way.
The Latest: Moyes makes Benrahma decision…
Which striker should West Ham sign?
According to their information, West Ham ‘will consider offers’ for Algeria international Benrahma as manager Moyes looks to ‘increase his budget’.
The report adds that the 26-year-old’s inconsistent form has personally ‘frustrated’ the Irons boss who could now look to cash-in.
The Verdict: Right decision?
While Benrahma has arguably failed to turn it on more consistently, when at his very best, we believe he really is a terrific asset to have.
According to WhoScored, the former Brentford star ranks in among West Ham’s top five best-performing players by average match rating – all while attempting more shots at goal than any Hammers player bar star men Jarrod Bowen and Michail Antonio.
As well as this, only Antonio, Bowen and Declan Rice completed more successful take-ons per 90 than Benrahma over 21/22 – leaving little wonder he has been called ‘unplayable’ at times by former midfielder Joe Cole.
Former Aston Villa star Lee Hendrie has also raved over the ‘exciting‘ player and we believe offloading him could be a hasty decision – even if Benrahma needs to add consistency to his game.
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