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Leeds reportedly want to sign Che Adams and it proves West Ham fans must implicitly trust Moyes


Leeds reportedly want to sign Che Adams and it proves West Ham fans must implicitly trust Moyes

Leeds are in for one time West Ham target Che Adams this summer and it highlights the different paths the two sides have taken over the past couple of years.

According to a report from The Sun, Leeds boss Jesse Marsch wants to bring Southampton striker Adams to Elland Road this summer.

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West Ham wanted to sign Adams, 26, from Birmingham City way back in 2019 before he eventually moved to Southampton (The Times).

Since then, the Hammers have been on the rise whilst Leeds have stagnated since gaining promotion back to the Premier League.

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The fact that the Whites are in for Che Adams whilst the Hammers have signed the brilliant Gianluca Scamacca proves the different directions the two clubs have taken recently…

Leeds want Che Adams and it highlights how far West Ham have come

The Sun claims that the Whites want to sign Che Adams from Southampton for around £10 million this summer.

The Scotland international is a decent, hard-working striker, and he may well do well at Leeds.

Thank God we don’t seem to be in for these kind of players anymore though.

West Ham have made some awful signings over the past decade. David Moyes has undoubtedly changed all of that since taking over at the London Stadium for the second time back in December 2019.

David Moyes brought Gianluca Scamacca to the London Stadium last week for around £30-35 million (Sky Sports).

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It goes without saying that the Italian is on an entirely different level to Leeds target Che Adams.

Moyes didn’t panic and buy any striker that was offered to him over the past 18 months. The Scot bided his time and eventually got his man, when he could have so easily signed someone not quite good enough, like Che Adams for instance.

The 26-year-old has bagged just 21 goals in 110 games for Southampton (Transfermarkt) – quite simply not good enough for a centre-forward.

There was a time a couple of years ago where Leeds seemed to be heading in a more exciting direction than West Ham.

That is certainly not the case anymore.

Leeds will do well to finish inside the top half of the Premier League table this season, having lost key men Kalvin Phillips and Raphinha. Meanwhile, West Ham should be pushing for the top six again, as long as Moyes brings in a few more top quality signings between now and the end of the window.

And if Leeds sign Che Adams this summer, it will be all the evidence we need that the Hammers have far greater ambition than the west Yorkshire outfit.

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