Some West Ham United fans are adamant that David Moyes should sign Matheus Pereira if we fail to get a deal done for Jesse Lingard in the summer.

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The Express claims that the 25-year-old Baggies ace is a target for the Hammers ahead of the summer transfer window.

West Ham’s priority is to sign Lingard on a permanent deal this summer.

The Athletic claims that the Hammers’ hopes of making that happen are fading by the day, however.

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Jesse Lingard (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Missing out on the 28-year-old Manchester United ace would be a real shame.

It wouldn’t be the absolute end of the world, however.

West Ham fans want Matheus Pereira signed

The West Brom ace is on the Hammers’ radar according to The Express.

 

He has been in sensational form for the Baggies this season.

He has 11 goals and five assists to his name in 32 games so far (Transfermarkt).

Matheus Pereira (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

The fleet-footed play-maker has pulled the strings all season long at the Hawthorns for Sam Allardyce’s side. He has incredible skill and possesses technical ability in abundance.

One huge advantage he has over Lingard is the fact that he’s three-and-a-half years younger than his counterpart.

Pereira would be a great alternative to Jesse Lingard. Would he be able to offer as much as the 28-year-old England international, however?

Some West Ham fans seem to think so…

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