West Ham United are reportedly keen to sign Anthony Martial from Manchester United this summer.

According to a report from The Mirror, Manchester United forward Anthony Martial is firmly on the West Ham radar in the summer transfer window.

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However, it is suggested that it is unlikely that the Hammers will be able to match the fee and wages about to be offered from Saudi Arabia for the 27-year-old.

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David Moyes is desperate to add a top-class striker to his ranks at the London Stadium before the transfer window slams shut this summer.

And it seems as though Martial is someone who the Scot is certainly keen on signing…

Anthony Martial could join West Ham from Manchester United but Saudi club are a problem

The Mirror reckon that the Hammers are closely monitoring the former Monaco attacker’s situation at Old Trafford.

In spite of the fact that he has never really lived up to the hype with Manchester United, he would undoubtedly be a fine addition for West Ham.

Martial possesses blistering pace and would offer us a completely different threat in behind.

Anthony Martial could join West Ham from Manchester United but Saudi club are a problem
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The French forward’s talent and ability is not in question. What is up for debate though is his commitment to the cause.

If he still has the hunger to prove a point in the Premier League, I think he’d work wonders for West Ham.

However, Man United are said to be demanding around £50 million for the Frenchman. So it will take a real blockbuster offer from the Hammers to get this one done.

And if there is real interest from Saudi Arabia in the signing of Anthony Martial, then West Ham won’t be able to compete for his signature, it really is as simple as that.


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