It now seems more important than ever for West Ham to sign Josh King in January.
Hammers boss David Moyes desperately needs to bolster his centre-forward options at the London Stadium.
Michail Antonio is out injured for an unspecified amount of time. Sebastien Haller has been filling in for the 30-year-old but the jury is still out on the Ivorian.
Bournemouth striker Josh King is absolutely ideal for West Ham.
The board just need to make it happen in January. It really is as simple as that.
The 51-capped Norway international is an incredible hard working striker. He can play anywhere along the front-line, and that versatility could be vital for West Ham during the second-half of the campaign.
He has a decent goalscoring record as well with 50 goals in 175 games for Bournemouth to his name (Transfermarkt).
King possesses similar attributes to Michail Antonio and that is exactly what Moyes should be looking for.
If we can pick him up for £10 million it will be good business, despite the fact that his contract is set to expire in the summer.
And it is now more important than ever for the Hammers to sign the 28-year-old as Michail Antonio’s hamstring problems continue to bother him.