According to a report from West London Sport, West Ham and Aston Villa are strongly interested in signing Brentford winger Said Benrahma this summer.

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Hammers manager David Moyes will be desperate to bolster his attacking ranks at the London Stadium this summer.

The same applies to Villans boss Dean Smith at Villa Park.

And Benrhama would be a truly superb option for either West Ham or Aston Villa.

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Said Benrahma (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

West London Sport claims that both Premier League sides are showing strong interest in signing the 25-year-old.

The Express claims that Brentford will demand around £25 million for Benrahma, however.

And that might prove to be problematic for the Hammers.



Benrahma racked up an incredible 17 goals and 10 assists in 46 league games for the Bees last season (Who Scored).

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Said Benrahma (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

In those outings, he has averaged 3.9 shots, 2.2 key passes and three dribbles per game (Who Scored).

The Algeria international was a standout performer in the Championship last season.

And it is clear to see that he is ready to make the jump up to the next level.

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Said Benrahma (Photo by Andrew Kearns/CameraSport via Getty Images)

It is highly unlikely that West Ham will be shelling out £25 million on an attacker anytime soon, however.

Funds are tight at the London Stadium, and Moyes will surely be prioritising strengthening his defence before he even thinks about bolstering his attacking options.

So perhaps Benrahma reuniting with Villa boss Dean Smith is the more likely outcome.

But who knows? If Moyes manages to sell the likes of Felipe Anderson and Manuel Lanzini, West Ham may well be able to compete for the Algerian ace’s signature,

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