Gianluca Scamacca has broken his silence after strong rumours linking him with a West Ham United exit in the summer.
The 24-year-old joined West Ham from Sassuolo in the summer transfer window for around £30 million (Independent).
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However, things haven’t gone to plan for Scamacca at the London Stadium so far, with just eight goals to his name and injury problems having really hindered his progress.
The ex-Sassuolo ace has been heavily linked with a return to his homeland in recent weeks. So could it really happen?
Or is the big Italian happy playing for the Hammers under David Moyes?
Gianluca Scamacca breaks silence on his future at West Ham
The Italian scored a vital goal on Thursday night against AEK Larnaca in the UEFA Europa Conference League.
That strike will be vitally important for him going forward. I really do hope that we keep Scamacca at the London Stadium. The goal that he scored on Thursday will hopefully give him a renewed sense of confidence and vigour.
And the Italian told WHUFC.com:
“Injuries can happen because every season is different and this league is different from where I have come,” he observed. “It was unlucky, but now it’s good and we’ll keep going. I feel good, I’m happy to be here and play for this Club and live in London, so everything is good.”
That really is great to hear from Scamacca.
I think that the 24-year-old forward has a real chance of becoming a Premier League star. Let’s just hope that Moyes sets up his team in order to get the best out of the Italian forward.
He certainly has the talent and ability to become a huge fan favourite in the East End.
And the comments from Gianluca Scamacca suggest that he still has plenty of unfinished business with West Ham.
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