David Moyes named Donyell Malen as one of seven players to watch during Euro 2020, when speaking to The Times. So could that be a hint that the West Ham boss could try to sign the forward who left Arsenal in 2017?
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The Hammers manager’s need to sign a top class centre-forward this summer has been well documented.
Quite who West Ham will actually try to sign, however, remains to be seen.
The East London outfit have been linked with at least 30 strikers since Sebastien Haller left for Ajax in January!
Perhaps there is a new name on Moyes’s wish-list, however.
David Moyes name-checks Donyell Malen
The West Ham chief is a huge fan of the former Arsenal hitman. Moyes named him as one of seven players to keep a close eye on during the Euros when writing a column for The Times.
The 22-year-old left the Gunners to link up PSV Eindhoven in the summer of 2017.
Malen has been a huge hit with the Dutch giants, racking up 55 goals and 24 assists in 116 games so far (Transfermarkt).
The Holland international has real pace, great movement and is a clinical finisher.
He would be an exceptional signing for West Ham if Moyes does indeed bring him to the London Stadium this summer.
Malen could cost around £25 million this summer (The Daily Mail).
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Arsenal will surely be gutted that they let the 22-year-old go four years ago. And hopefully West Ham can make the Gunners rue that error even more by snapping him up after the Euros.