ExWHUemployee has claimed that Sevilla striker Youssef En-Nesyri is the player who West Ham United will most likely pursue this summer.
Hammers boss David Moyes chose not to bring a new striker to the London Stadium in January.
Whatever we all think of that decision, and whether it was actually Moyes’s or the board’s, is irrelevant now. What’s done is done.
All that matters now is rectifying our lack of strength in depth in the centre-forward position in the summer.
One player in particular who West Ham have been incessantly linked with is Sevilla hitman Youssef En-Nesyri.
The Athletic claimed towards the end of January that the Hammers made a £27 million bid for the 23-year-old – one that was swiftly rejected by Sevilla.
La Razon have recently suggested that the La Liga side expect West Ham tom complete the signing of the £35 million rated ace in the summer.
ExWHUemployee drops Youssef En-Nesyri hint
The West Ham insider claimed that the 23-year-old striker is the player who David Moyes is most likely to pursue in the summer, when speaking on the West Ham Way podcast last night (Wednesday, February 17th):
“A forward will be the target in the summer. Sevilla have started to make moves to sign another forward which does suggest that the signing of for Youssef En-Nesyri is the one we are most likely to pursue. He’s someone we will look to pursue again in the summer.”
En-Nesyri has scored 17 goals in 34 games for Sevilla this season (Transfermarkt).
The Morocco international is lively, quick and has great mobility and movement. At 23, En-Nesyri is at the ideal age to make the jump up to the Premier League.
La Razon claims that Sevilla will demand around £35 million for the striker, however. And whether West Ham will be prepared to pay that kind of fee for En-Nesyri remains to be seen.