West Ham’s January target Duvan Zapata will be made available for transfer in the summer, according to reports in Italy.

Italian media outlet Tutto Mercato Web claims that Atalanta are willing to sell Zapata for more than €50m (around £44m).

Inter Milan could swoop for the impressive striker but they are also keen on Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku.

West Ham chased Zapata in the January transfer window but that move was rejected, as per this report by TMW.

The Hammers also tried signing Zapata from Estudiantes in 2013, according to The Guardian, but this £6.8m deal fell through due to work permit issues.

Who is Duvan Zapata?

Duvan Zapata has scored 21 goals in all competitions this season. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images)

Zapata signed for Napoli after his move to West Ham fell through in 2013 and spent five years there, scoring 15 goals.

The Colombia international also had spells with Udinese and Sampdoria on loan, racking up 30 goals in three seasons away from Napoli.

This season, the 27-year-old ace has really caught the eye, scoring a total of 21 goals in 32 games for Atalanta. In 24 Serie A games, Zapata has found the net 16 times and he is on a red-hot streak in front of goal.

And West Ham could reignite their interest next summer with Zapata available for transfer at a high price.

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