West Ham face competition from Everton for Sasa Kalajdzic
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Bad news for West Ham as Sasa Kalajdzic admits Liverpool move appeals to him

West Ham have received somewhat of a blow with alleged target Sasa Kalajdzic telling BILD that he would find it hard to reject a move to Liverpool.

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According to a report from the Daily Mail, Hammers boss David Moyes is lining up a summer bid for the 23-year-old Stuttgart striker.

West Ham desperately need to sign a top class centre-forward this summer. We failed to replace Sebastien Haller in January and Moyes’s priority at the end of the season will be to address the lack of strength in depth up front.

The prospect of bringing Sasa Kalajdzic to the London Stadium will be a very exciting one for the Hammers fans.

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Standing at 6ft 7 in, the 23-year-old a an old school target man type striker. He possesses very impressive technical ability as well, however.

Kalajdzic has scored 12 goals in 23 Bundesliga games for Stuttgart so far this season. Considering the fact that he has made just 13 starts and played only 1272 minutes, that really is a very impressive return (Who Scored).

West Ham target Sasa Kalajdzic pledges allegiance to Liverpool

Reds boss Jurgen Klopp may well be on the look-out for a new striker this summer.

Roberto Firmino is still a top-class player but he hasn’t been at his brilliant best this season.

So it would be no surprise if Liverpool considered Kalajdzic as a potential option this summer.

And in what is bad news for West Ham, the 23-year-old shared his fondness for Liverpool when speaking to BILD:

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“I feel completely at home at VfB [Stuttgart], but it would be a really tough decision because I really like Liverpool. This club is simply special to me. When I was a kid, I saw the Champions League final in 2005 when Liverpool came back from 3-0 down against Milan to win. That gripped me. The last time I went to a Liverpool game with my brother, I really kitted myself out: I bought myself a scarf, jersey, cap and a mug.”

Those words from Kalajdzic certainly seem ominous.

West Ham might just struggle to sign the Austria international, if Liverpool decide to make a concrete move for his services in the summer.

Having said that, if the Hammers manage to finish inside the top four this season, and ahead of the Reds, anything is possible.

It could be a really frantic race for Kalajdzic’s signature this summer. It remains to be seen whether he ends up at the London Stadium or Anfield, however.

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