West Ham boss David Moyes is in advanced talks to sign Barcelona striker Martin Braithwaite, according to a report from Mundo Deportivo (August 4th, page 32). And some Hammers fans have reacted to those claims on Twitter.

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Moyes clearly needs to sign a new striker this summer.

Sebastien Haller has struggled since joining West Ham for £45 million last summer. Meanwhile, Albian Ajeti looks set to leave the London Stadium.

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David Moyes (Photo by ANDY RAIN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

The Hammers have already been linked with numerous names including Bournemouth’s Callum Wilson (Sky Sports), Brentford’s Ollie Watkins and Fulham hitman Aleksandar Mitrovic (ExWHUemployee).

And the latest name to be linked with a move to West Ham is Barcelona’s Martin Braithwaite (Mundo Deportivo, August 4th, page 32).

It is highly doubtful that the Denmark international is good enough for the Hammers, however.

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Martin Braithwaite (Photo by Pedro Salado/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images)

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The 29-year-old has scored just one goal in 11 games for Barcelona since moving to the Camp Nou from Leganes in January (Transfermarkt).

Braithwaite has never really excelled throughout his career, with just 93 goals in 398 games for club and country (Transfermarkt).

Surely West Ham can do better than the Barca hitman.

Some Hammers fans have taken to Twitter, and pleaded with David Moyes not to bring the Dane to the London Stadium this summer…

 
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