Writing on Twitter, reliable West Ham source and club insider ExWHUemployee has dropped an encouraging claim – going on to say that David Moyes and GSB could turn to Liverpool striker Divock Origi in January as another striking solution.
This comes as options for West Ham United now grow thin, with a move for Sevilla striker Youssef En-Nesryi seemingly ruled out by David Ornstein of the Athletic due to a difference in price (Twitter).
ExWHUemployee reveals potential Origi option
Whispers surrounding the likes of Boulaye Dia and Patson Daka have also died down considerably, but ExWHUemployee has offered some hope in regards to potentially signing a new striker in January.
The club insider, answering a fan on Twitter, simply responded with ‘yes‘ when asked if the Irons could swoop for 29-cap Belgium ace Origi, before explaining that the club have ‘liked him before’ and that it would have to be a permanent deal, not a loan.
Transfer Tavern take
Judging by this update, West Ham could sign him as an alternative to a plethora of other targets linked this month – and Football Insider pundit Noel Whelan still rates him very highly despite being out of favour at Anfield.
Speaking just back in December, the BBC Radio Leeds regular claimed Origi is still a ‘powerhouse‘ with pace, strength and aerial ability – potentially the kind of forward West Ham could hugely benefit from (Football Insider).
It remains to be seen whether they do make a move, but ExWHUemployee believes it is at least possible.
In other news: West Ham transfer talks have been confirmed in an update by David Moyes, find out more here.
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