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Report: West Ham can seal cut-price £13m deal for Youssef En-Nesyri after rejected £34m bid last year


Report: West Ham can seal cut-price £13m deal for Youssef En-Nesyri after rejected £34m bid last year

West Ham United allegedly could sign Sevilla striker Youssef En-Nesyri for a cut-price deal in the January transfer window.

That’s according to a report from Vamos Mi Sevilla who claim that Sevilla have really messed up by not selling the 25-year-old striker either in the summer or last January.

It is alleged by Vamos Mi Sevilla that Sevilla could have got around €40 million (£34 million) from West Ham for En-Nesyri but the Hammers could now snap him up for just €15 million (£13 million).

David Moyes ended his long search for a new striker in the summer by signing Gianluca Scamacca from Sassuolo for around £35 million.

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It could be argued that the Scot needs to add another centre-forward to his ranks at the London Stadium though.

And it seems as though he could do exactly that for a real bargain fee…

West Ham eyeing cut-price Youssef En-Nesyri deal

Vamos Mi Sevilla claim that the Hammers could pick the 25-year-old striker up for just £13 million.

It has already been claimed that the Moroccan hitman is keen to join West Ham this winter.

And now it seems like that could be a very real possibility.

I must say though, I would be fairly underwhelmed if Moyes signs the Moroccan.

En-Nesyri has scored just four goals in his last 33 games for the La Liga side (Transfermarkt). In fact, he’s bagged just four goals since September 2021!

I have to say, I really wasn’t impressed with the Moroccan one little bit when we faced Sevilla over two legs in the Europa League last season.

Who knows? Perhaps En-Nesyri will get back to his best at some point throughout the season.

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At things stand though, the outlook appears to be bleak for him at The Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium.

He certainly doesn’t seem to be anywhere near the levels he was at a couple of years ago.

It seems as though West Ham dodged a bullet by not signing Youssef En-Nesyri in the summer transfer window.

Having said that, if Moyes can pick him up for a bargain £13 million fee in January, he might just be worth the punt for the Hammers.

Much will depend on how he performs with Morocco in the World Cup out in Qatar.

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