West Ham are in the hunt for a new goalkeeper this summer. First-choice Lukasz Fabianski won Hammer of the Year in his first season at West Ham.
But with back-up Adrian leaving, Fabianski needs a new deputy. West Ham want another goalkeeper before promoting youngster Nathan Trott.
And according to Tutto Mercato Web, Bartlomiej Dragowski could be an option. West Ham watched Dragowski in action for Empoli against Fiorentina last weekend.
The Poland U21 international is on loan at Empoli from Fiorentina. But against his parent club, Dragowski made some vital saves and kept a clean sheet as Empoli battle the drop.
And this is not the first game where Dragowski has been an inspiration. The young goalkeeper holds a Serie A record for one of his performances earlier this season.
Bartlomiej Dragowski vs. Atalanta
Dragowski only joined Empoli on loan in late January. But a few months later, on 15 April, he produced one of the most inspired performances in Serie A history.
Empoli travelled to high-flying Atalanta with Duvan Zapata in hot form. But the Colombian and the rest of his Atalanta team-mates could not break through Dragowski’s wall.
According to Opta Stats, Dragowski made 17 saves that day. This was the most recorded in one single Serie A match since they started collating data in 2004/05.
— OptaPaolo (@OptaPaolo) April 15, 2019
Atalanta could not breach Dragowski’s defence despite having 47 shots in total. The 21-year-old is already proving himself in one of Europe’s top leagues.
As an initial back-up choice to fellow countryman Fabianski, Dragowski would be a shrewd long-term choice for West Ham.