West Ham United want to sign Real Madrid striker Mariano Diaz on loan according to a report from the Daily Mail.

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The Hammers’ need for a new striker has now reached desperation levels.

West Ham sold Sebastien Haller to Ajax for around £22 million on Friday (Daily Mail).

Michail Antonio is now David Moyes’s only recognised senior centre-forward at the London Stadium.

These are worrying times for Hammers fans. None if us really trust David Sullivan to give Moyes the adequate financial backing he needs in the January transfer window.

Let’s just hope that the West Ham owners fully understands the gravity of the situation.

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Mariano Diaz (Photo by Ricardo Nogueira/Eurasia Sport Images/Getty Images)

The Daily Mail claims that the Hammers want too sign Real Madrid ace Mariano Diaz on loan. And the Dominican hitman is allegedly keen to move to the London Stadium because Moyes’s system suits his playing style.

 

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The 27-year-old has struggled since making his £23 million (The Sun) return to the Spanish capital from Lyon in the summer of 2018.

He proved during his time with the Ligue 1 outfit that he has what it takes to succeed at the highest level, however. The Dominican ace racked up 21 goals in 45 games for the French club.

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Mariano Diaz (Photo by Jose Breton/Pics Action/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Mariano is accomplished at playing the lone striker role. The 27-year-old is a willing runner and a tireless worker. He would provide great competition and cover for Michail Antonio.

If West Ham can sign the Madrid ace on loan with an option to buy it seems like somewhat of a no-brainer for David Moyes.

That would then free up funds for us to sign another striker permanently.

Whether David Sullivan will sanction two striker signings this month, however, is debatable to say the least.

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