West Ham have been dealt some further bad news this morning regarding another one of David Moyes’s potential transfer targets, this time Tammy Abraham.
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Italian publication Tutto Mercato Web claims there is a transfer triangle just waiting to be completed.
The three deals could end up scuppering the Hammers’ hopes of signing Chelsea hitman Tammy Abraham this summer.
It all starts with Chelsea wanting to sign Romelu Lukaku from Inter Milan.
Inter then want to replace the Belgium International with Atalanta ace Duvan Zapata.
Atalanta will not sell Zapata to Inter until they have brought in a replacement, however, namely Tammy Abraham from Chelsea.
The West Ham fans have endured a difficult transfer window so far. And it could be set to get even worse.
Transfer triangle to dent West Ham Abraham hopes?
If Inter Milan do indeed replace Lukaku with Zapata and Atalanta sign Tammy, it will be a bitter pill to swallow for the Hammers.
The 23-year-old Chelsea ace would have been the perfect summer signing for David Moyes.
He has all of the attributes needed to succeed at the London Stadium.
West Ham have already missed out on the likes of Patson Daka, Boulaye Dia and Danny Ings this summer.
The Sun claims Chelsea want around £35 million for the striker. That’s actually decent value considering his age and ability. It could well be a moot point, however.
Missing out on Abraham would add further salt to the wounds.
And it seems like the reported transfer triangle involving Lukaku and Zapata could be very bad news regarding our hopes of bringing the Chelsea ace to the London Stadium this summer.