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West Ham allegedly hold ace up their sleeve in race to sign Adam Hlozek
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West Ham allegedly hold ace up their sleeve in race to sign Adam Hlozek

West Ham United hold a big advantage in the race to sign Sparta Prague striker Adam Hlozek.

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That’s according to claims from 90 Min Hammers journalist Toby Cudworth.

West Ham boss David Moyes is desperate to add more competition and cover to his centre-forward ranks at the London Stadium in January.

Michail Antonio is currently the Hammers’ only recognised senior striker.

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Hlozek is a name who has continually been linked with a move to West Ham. And recently, the rumours have gained momentum.

Claret & Hugh reckon that he is firmly on the radar of David Moyes and ExWHUemployee suggested that the Scot is set to make a concrete bid for the 19-year-old in January.

West Ham allegedly hold ace up their sleeve in race to sign Adam Hlozek

90 Min Hammers journalist Toby Cudworth reckons that Daniel Kretinsky could play a big role in bringing the talented teenage hitman to East London.

Kretinsky recently acquired a 27% stake in West Ham and now sits on the board. He also holds a 40% stake in Sparta Prague. So it is easy to see why the Hammers will be favourites to sign Hlozek in January.

Popular football scouting website Football Talent Scout describe Hlozek an an ‘amazing’ talent.

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The Czech Republic International would be a truly brilliant addition for the Hammers.

Hlozek bagged 15 goals and eight assists in 19 league games for Sparta last season. This term, he has racked up four goals and seven assists in 15 league games (Transfermarkt).

He really is a very exciting young talent.

The fact that the 19-year-old plays for a club Kretinsky has very strong links with means that a move to West Ham is highly likely. He is a Czech Republic international as well, and we all know how highly Moyes rates the Czechs!

Whether we make a move for him in January or the summer remains to be seen.

He is thought to be valued at around £20 million (90 Min).

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That sounds like very good value for a player with Hlozek’s ability and potential. And if Moyes manages to bring him to the London Stadium in January, it will be a hugely exciting piece of business for West Ham.

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