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Hammers favourite Jimmy Walker says Euro 2020 star would be perfect for West Ham

Former Hammers favourite Jimmy Walker believes he has spotted a potential West Ham United star in the making at the Euros.

West Ham insider backs Turkish transfer claim as Moyes eyes new name

David Moyes is looking to sign at least one striker this summer after West Ham were left with injury prone Michail Antonio as their only senior forward following the sale of Sebastien Haller in January.

Moyes banked the £20m raised through Haller’s sale to spend on a striker this summer.

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West Ham’s hunt for a striker is the worst kept secret in football as Moyes observes and scouts at Euros

Moyes is working for UEFA in a technical observer role at Euro 2020. And he has already suggested in his column in The Times that he will be scouting potential signings at the tournament.

The Scot and West Ham co-owner David Sullivan were reportedly seen in the crowd watching Czech Republic take on Scotland on Monday.

West Ham duo Vladimir Coufal and Tomas Soucek both registered assists as the Czechs beat the Scots 2-0.

It was striker Patrik Schick who stole the show, though, with both goals. His first was a fantastic striker’s header from a Coufal cross.

And Shick’s second was a thing of beauty curling home an unerringly accurate bending drive to lob the stranded Scottish goalkeeper from near the halfway line.

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Hammers favourite Walker says Czech star would be perfect for West Ham

And former Hammers goalkeeper, a firm favourite with fans, said Schick would be perfect for his old club.

“Ooof some strike that Schick Got a West Ham player written all over him,” Walker said on Twitter.

West Ham fans loved the idea.

Many agreed with Walker and tagged in Soucek and Coufal to start tapping the forward up.

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West Ham fans should not get their hopes up but Moyes has other irons in the fire

With Moyes and Sullivan both watching on who knows perhaps the Hammers will end up testing Bayer Leverkusen’s resolve with a bid?

But West Ham fans should not get their hopes up.

Having only signed for the German club last September in a £23m deal on a five-year contract that looks a touch unlikely.

Elsewhere, West Ham insider ExWHUemployee has provided a detailed update on Moyes’s hunt for a new striker.

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ExWHUemployee delivers detailed update on West Ham’s three striker targets

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