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West Ham fans plead with David Moyes to sign £25 million Championship striker

Some West Ham fans have taken to Twitter to beg David Moyes to sign Bournemouth hitman Josh King before next week’s deadline.

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The Hammers have been left short in the centre-forward department.

We sold Albian Ajeti and Jordan Hugill earlier on in the transfer window and on deadline day the decision was made to send Xande Silva out on loan.

That leaves just Michail Antonio and Sebastien Haller as the only recognised striker options at the London Stadium.

Sebastien Haller and Michail Antonio (Photo by Arfa Griffiths/West Ham United FC via Getty Images)

It could also be argued that the Frenchman is not suited at all to leading the line on his own in our new found 5-4-1/3-4-3 system.

So if Antonio suffers a serious injury, we could be in real trouble this season.

And Bournemouth striker Josh King would be the ideal option for West Ham.

The Hammers were considering a move for the Norwegian hitman back in August, according to a report from the Mirror (August 21st, page 59).

The Sun reported in August that the Cherries won’t sell the 28-year-old for anything less than £25 million, however.

Joshua King (Photo by Robin Jones – AFC Bournemouth/AFC Bournemouth via Getty Images)


King racked up six goals and four assists in 26 Premier League games last season (Who Scored).

In those outings, the 28-year-old averaged one shot, 1.2 key passes and two dribbles per game. He also won an average of 2.3 aerial duals per game (Who Scored).

He is an incredibly hard worker, has plenty of energy and stamina, and would be the ideal man to provide competition for West Ham’s current forwards.

And some Hammers fans have taken to Twitter, urging David Moyes to bring King to the London Stadium…

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