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German club director speaks out over reported West Ham interest in their exciting striker Sasa Kalajdzic
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German club director speaks out over reported West Ham interest in their exciting striker Sasa Kalajdzic

The director at German club Stuttgart speaks out over reported West Ham interest in their exciting striker Sasa Kalajdzic.

The world and its wife knows West Ham are desperate to sign a new forward.

David Moyes has been left relying solely on Michail Antonio up front yet again after failing to sign a striker for the third successive transfer window.

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Hammers fans were furious the club did not bring in a new striker in January with so much to play for.

But Moyes admitted in January that me may elect to save his money and go bigger in the summer.

The Hammers boss has been consistently linked with a move to bring Austria international Kalajdzic to the London Stadium by the likes of The Daily Mail and Sport Bild.

The exciting 24-year-old stands at 6ft 7in tall and has a brilliant record of 47 goals in 121 games for club and country with over 20 assists to his name to boot. He made one appearance for Austria at last summer’s Euros and scored.

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The Scot tried and failed to bring the Stuttgart ace to West Ham last summer says The Daily Mail.

Kicker recently claimed West Ham could now sign the giant striker for ‘quite a bit less’ than £17 million they offered in the summer transfer window as he is out of contract in 2023.

Now the German club’s director has spoken out over reported West Ham interest in their exciting striker Kalajdzic.

Sven Mislintat claims he is relaxed about the situation amid interest from the Hammers and rivals Tottenham Hotspur (Kicker).

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German club director speaks out over reported West Ham interest in their exciting striker Sasa Kalajdzic

“We are very relaxed, he is very relaxed,” Mislintat told Kicker in response to interest from clubs like West Ham.

“He still has a contract and has said openly that he wants to get fit first and return to the pitch before we finalise anything (over his future).”

Kalajdzic is – unsurprisingly given his height – very good in the air and possesses impressive technique too.

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He would provide West Ham with a great focal point and add even further to our attacking threat from set pieces.

The fact that we could pick up an exciting young striker on the cheap surely makes this a no-brainer for West Ham.

One big potential issue would be his injury record. The forward has struggled this season with knocks and has only made five appearances but has managed two goals and an assist.

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