According to a report from Kicker, West Ham United could be set to battle it out with RB Leipzig for the signing of Stuttgart ace Sasa Kalajdzic this summer.

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Hammers boss David Moyes desperately needs to bring at least one top class striker to the London Stadium this summer.

West Ham failed to replace Sebastien Haller in January.

And the addition of an established hitman in the summer should be Moyes’s priority.

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Sasa Kalajdzic (Photo by Frederic Scheidemann/Getty Images)

Stuttgart hitman Sasa Kalajdzic would be a great option for West Ham.

The Hammers could face competition for the Austria international from RB Leipzig, however (Kicker). And that will certainly be an unwanted complication for the East London outfit.

 

West Ham securing Sasa Kalajdzic signature would be a real coup

The 23-year-old could be available for around €20 million (£17 million) this summer according to Kicker.

Standing at 6ft 7 in, the Austrian is an old school target man type striker. He possesses very impressive technical ability as well, however.

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Sasa Kalajdzic in action (Photo by Harry Langer/DeFodi Images via Getty Images)

Kalajdzic has racked up 13 goals and three assists in 24 Bundesliga games for Stuttgart so far this season. Considering the fact that he has made just 14 starts and played only 1362 minutes, that really is a very impressive return (Who Scored).

£17 million for the giant striker would be truly exceptional business for West Ham.

Whether we are able to beat RB Leipzig to Kalajdzic’s signature, however, remains to be seen.

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