Despite the uncertainty currently surrounding Premier League football because of Covid-19, West Ham have still be linked with plenty of strikers.

The Sun claims that Brentford hitman Ollie Watkins is on the Hammers radar. Meanwhile, Italian media outlet Corriere dello Sport suggest that Real Betis striker Loren Moron is a target for David Moyes.

West Ham are also keen on CSKA Moscow forward Fyodor Chalov, according to a report from the Mirror (18 March, page 47).

Whether the Hammers actually end up signing any of those names, or any other strikers for that matter, remains to be seen.

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Albian Ajeti (Photo by Arfa Griffiths/West Ham United FC via Getty Images)

But the mere fact that the east Londoners are even being linked with these strikers should be a real worry for Albian Ajeti.

Swiss ace has struggled

The 23-year-old joined West Ham from FC Basel for around £8.5 million in the summer of 2019 (Football Insider).


The Switzerland international has really struggled to establish himself in east London, however.

It could be argued that he quite simply has not been given enough of a chance to impress though.

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Albian Ajeti (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Ajeti is still yet to register either a goal or an assist in 11 appearances for West Ham (Transfermarkt).

Could the former Basel man be moved on?

When the 23-year-old has played, he hasn’t really shown enough to warrant a regular place in the first-team. And it would be no surprise to see the Hammers cut their losses on the Swiss hitman when the transfer window reopens.

On the flip-side, if he is given a chance to play regularly, he might just surprise a few people. Who knows?

As things stand, however, the future looks bleak for Ajeti…at the London Stadium at least.

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