West Ham United want to sign Torino hitman Andrea Belotti this summer according to a report from Corriere Granata. The problem for the Hammers is that Chelsea and Tottenham want him as well.
David Moyes desperately needs to bring a new striker to the London Stadium this summer.
Having sold Sebastien Haller to Ajax in January, West Ham now have Michail Antonio as their only recognised centre-forward.
That quite obviously just isn’t good enough for a club with European aspirations.
Andrea Belotti, 27, is now a potential option for West Ham. Chelsea and Tottenham allegedly want to sign the striker as well.
Corriere Granata claims that Torino are preparing a new contract worth around £58k-a-week for the centre-forward.
West Ham, Chelsea and Tottenham are all ready to offer the Italy international a lot more than that, however, according to Corriere Granata.
Thomas Tuchel and Jose Mourinho are both thought to be in the market for a top class number nine.
West Ham fighting Andrea Belotti battle with Chelsea and Tottenham in the hunt?
Belotti could well be tempted to move to either Stamford Bridge or the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
The 27-year-old forward has a massive €100 million (£85 million) release clause inserted into his current contract with Torino (Corriere Granata).
With his contract set to expire in the summer of 2022, however, he will surely not cost anywhere near that amount at the end of this season.
The West Ham fans would love to have Belotti at the London Stadium. The Italian has a very good record of 148 goals in 357 career games (Transfermarkt).
The Hammers may well be fighting a losing battle, however, if Chelsea and Tottenham make the signing of Andrea Belotti a priority this summer.