According to a report from Italian media outlet FC Inter News, West Ham have enquired about Inter Milan ace Valentino Lazaro.
The Hammers desperately need reinforcements all over the pitch this month.
David Moyes’s side are in real relegation trouble, and if they don’t bring in some genuine quality before the window closes, Championship football next season will be a very real prospect.
FC Inter News claims that West Ham have enquired about the possibility of bringing Inter’s Lazaro to the London Stadium.
The 23-year-old has hardly played this season, after making his £20 million move to Inter from Hertha BSC in the summer (Goal).
The 28-capped Austria international is a real talent, however, and his versatility might just appeal to the Hammers.
Lazaro is a right winger by trade, but he can also play in the right midfield position and at right-back.
The Inter man is incredibly athletic, has energy in abundance and possesses decent pace.
He is also a very hard worker, and is not afraid to put in a shift.
The report from FC Inter News claims that West Ham have enquired about the possibility of taking Lazaro on loan for the rest of the season. And the Hammers could face competition from Werder Bremen.
The Austrian would be a useful addition for West Ham, but club’s fans will surely be frustrated with the fact that it would be a reported loan deal.
He is exactly the kind of player the Hammers need nonetheless.