West Ham have been watching Borussia Monchengladbach striker Marcus Thuram according to a report from ExWHUemployee.

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Hammers boss David Moyes is still on the hunt for a top-class centre-forward.

As things stand, however, the Scot appears to be nowhere near close to actually bringing anyone to the London Stadium.

It will be imperative that West Ham sign a new striker before the transfer window closes. We quite simply cannot afford to head into the new campaign with Michail Antonio as our only centre-forward.

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West Ham eyeing Marcus Thuram?

Ex claims that the Hammers have been watching the Gladbach forward but as yet, no formal approach has been made.

West Ham really should make a concrete offer for the Frenchman. He really is an exceptional talent.

The 24-year-old has been described as a ‘sensational’ player by scouting, statistics and analytical website Total Football Analysis.

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Thuram possesses blasting pace and can play anywhere along the front-line. He bagged 11 goals and 12 assists in 40 games for Gladbach last season (Transfermarkt).

He could be available for around €30 million (£25 million) according to Buli News.

That would represent an unreal bargain for West Ham. There really is no reason to hang around and wait.

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Thuram would be an incredible signing for the Hammers. Let’s just hope that GSB and David Moyes share that viewpoint.

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