According to a report from the Mirror, West Ham are planning a fresh approach for West Brom hitman Salomon Rondon.

The Hammers are in desperate need of at least one new striker this summer.

Marko Arnautovic looks set to leave, whilst key target Maxi Gomez seems to be on his way to Valencia (Marca).

And it seems like Rondon is now a priority target for West Ham.

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Salomon Rondon of Venezuela (Photo by Lucas Uebel/Getty Images)

The Mirror claims that the east London outfit are preparing a £12 million plus bonuses offer for the 77-capped Venezuela international.

Whether West Brom will accept that offer, however, remains to be seen.

 

Rondon a good option for the Hammers?

The 29-year-old was a consistent performer for Newcastle last season. And he has always put in 100 per cent during his time with West Brom.

The former Zenit ace is a strong centre-forward who is most comfortable when playing with his back to goal, and even though West Ham need that kind of forward, it is unlikely that their fans will be too excited at the prospect of the Baggies hitman arriving at the London Stadium.

For just £12 million (plus bonuses), however, he would surely be well worth the money for the Hammers.

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Salomon Rondon (Photo by Alex Broadway/Getty Images)

West Ham must ensure that their business doesn’t stop with Rondon though. Manuel Pellegrini must be looking to bring in another forward to supplement the Venezuelan.

Aleksandar Mitrovic and Moussa Marega have been linked with the Hammers, but whether either of those two names will make the switch to east London remains to be seen.

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