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Report: West Ham United want to sign £17 million rated Daryl Dike

West Ham United are interested in signing Daryl Dike this summer according to a report from TEAMtalk.

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The 20-year-old Orlando City owned striker is currently on loan in the Championship with Barnsley.

And he could be available for around £17 million this summer (TEAMtalk).

David Moyes will be desperate to bolster his centre-forward ranks at the London Stadium before the start of next season.

RONALDO NEEDS TO STOP WHINING.

Michail Antonio is currently West Ham’s only recognised senior striker.

And that quite simply isn’t good enough for a club with European aspirations.

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The Hammers have been linked with a plethora of centre-forwards since January. There is a new name to add to that list now with TEAMtalk reporting that Daryl Dike is a target for David Moyes.

West Ham smart to be moving for Daryl Dike?

The United States international is a big and powerful striker.

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He has impressed for Barnsley since joining the club at the start of February, scoring five goals in 11 Championship outings so far (Transfermarkt).

Spending £17 million on a striker who has zero Premier League experience and is still developing would be a huge risk for West Ham to take, however.

There quite simply must be better ready-made options out there for the Hammers.

The only way signing Dike would make sense would be if West Ham brought in a more established striker as well this summer.

Whether the Hammers board are prepared to spend that kind off money during the off-season, however, remains to be seen.

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