According to a report from Greek media outlet Sportime, West Ham may have to wait until the summer of 2020 to sign Olympiacos stopper Jose Sa.

The Hammers are thought to be on the look-out for a top class goalkeeper to provide strong competition for Lukasz Fabianski.

Since the Pole got injured at the end of September, Roberto has come into the team. And he has been a total disaster.

The West Ham man has conceded 11 goals in his last five games and his flappable nature has already had a hugely negative affect on the rest of the team.

And bringing in an upgrade on the Spaniard should be Manuel Pellegrini’s top priority in January.

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Jose Sa (Photo by Catherine Steenkeste/Getty Images)

The Hammers might have to wait, however.


Sportime claims that Olympiacos are prepared to sell Sa for around £12.8 million, but not until the summer of 2020.

The 26-year-old is a top class goalkeeper. Standing at 6ft 4in tall, he is a commanding figure.

He has conceded just 36 goals in 51 games for Olympiacos, and he has kept 26 clean sheets during that period.

He would undoubtedly be an upgrade on Roberto, but it seems as though West Ham might just have to play the waiting game.

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