According to a report by TUTTOmercatoWEB, Serie A giants SS Lazio could now make approach for West Ham United midfielder Felipe Anderson ‘in days’.
The Lowdown: Anderson’s woes…
The Brazilian couldn’t contribute in West Ham’s journey to Europa League qualification with manager David Moyes shipping him out on loan to FC Porto for the entirety of 2020/2021.
Over his temporary spell in Portugal, it’s safe to say he endured a nightmare at the Estádio do Dragão.
Indeed, the 28-year-old started just one Liga NOS match all season for the club whilst playing a meagre 128 minutes in total (WhoScored).
This has lead to reports linking him with a move away from West Ham as news emerges of another club now interested in the player.
The Latest: Lazio could now approach ‘in days’…
As per news outlet TUTTOmercatoWEB, Lazio could now make an approach for Anderson ‘in days’ as a ‘concrete lead’ emerges.
New boss Maurizio Sarri is looking to start a fresh era at the Stadio Olimpico and is subsequently eyeing new signings for the Italian capital club.
He ‘continues to push’ for Napoli winger and Italy international star Lorenzo Insigne, but he is a ‘complicated option’ given his current salary.
Anderson, on the other hand, is far more realistic and Lazio could make contact in days to discuss the ‘feasibility of his return’.
The Verdict: Time to go…
Moyes reportedly has three signing priorities for West Ham and it is arguably wise to move Anderson on and recuperate as much as money as possible through outgoings.
Duje Caleta-Car is said to be on the radar of West Ham as they also eye a new centre-back, but if the club wish to make these signings a reality, shifting deadwood is crucial in this climate.
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