Taking to Twitter, many West Ham United fans have been left buzzing following reliable club insider ExWHUemployee’s claim involving Andrea Belotti.
The Torino captain has reportedly been on manager David Moyes and recruitment chief Rob Newman’s radar as West Ham continue their search for a brilliant back up forward (The Daily Express).
Concerns surround star man Michail Antonio and whether his past record of injury problems could resurface again over 2021/2022, leaving Moyes and the club ‘desperate’ to sign a striker over the summer.
Alas, the transfer mission fell flat and West Ham seem set to monitor their targets ahead of potential swoops in January.
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ExWHUemployee, sharing the latest on Belotti in particular, has made a promising claim as he backs the Hammers’ interest.
According to his information, as explained on the West Ham Way Podcast, Italy’s international star is still set to be out of contract at the end this season as things stand.
As a result, West Ham are indeed eyeing Belotti as the 27-year-old is free to negotiate a pre-contract with overseas clubs in the winter window.
West Ham fans buzz…
Given links to the Serie A frontman have now been backed by a very reliable source, you can understand why many supporters have been left buzzing on social media.
The 41-cap star is arguably proven on the world’s biggest stages, having helped his nation to Euro 2020 glory, and his prolific record at club level is another incentive to swoop.
Since the beginning of 2019/2020, Belotti has racked up 31 goals and 10 assists in Serie A alone – pointing to a capable back up for Antonio and a potential bargain for free.
West Ham supporters certainly agree it’s a move worth pursuing, with one fan even calling him ‘perfect’ for Moyes.
Find all of their best verdicts down below:
“no one is ready for him under moyes”
“Pre contract is right down GSB street of doing business”
“GET. RIGHT. IN.
Belotti should be top of Moyes’ striker targets IMO. COYI”
“Couldn’t ask for a harder worker! Proper Moyes player!”
“Omds pre contract Belotti aswell pls”
“Hope so, he’s strong and loves to bully defenders. Perfect type of striker for how we play”
“all my dreams will come true if we can complete this signing. Would be huge for the future of the club imo. Would fit Moyes & squad perfectly imo”
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