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West Ham have just been handed a huge boost to our hopes of signing Adam Armstrong this summer

West Ham have been handed a huge boost to our hopes of signing Adam Armstrong this summer with Blackburn Rovers boss Tony Mowbray having admitted that he won’t be able to stop the 24-year-old from leaving Ewood Park, as quoted by the Lancashire Telegraph.

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Hammers boss David Moyes wants to bring Armstrong to the London Stadium this summer, according to a report from The Sun.

In fact, the 24-year-old is Moyes’s number one priority target according to club insiders Claret and Hugh.

Armstrong has been in fine form for Blackburn this season. He has 25 goals in 41 games for Blackburn to his name so far (Transfermarkt).


The former Newcastle United ace would be an exceptional addition for the Hammers.

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West Ham handed huge Adam Armstrong boost

Signing a top class centre-forward will be vital for the Hammers in the summer.

And we may just be able to get our hands on the Blackburn striker.

Rovers boss Tony Mowbray has admitted that he will be powerless to stop Armstrong from leaving Ewood Park this summer, if that is in fact what he wants to do, as quoted by the Lancashire Telegraph:

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“If, in his stomach, he wants to go and play in the Premier League and he wants to do it now, we’re not really in a position, financially, to stop that. My advice to Adam, when I’ve been sitting down and chatting to him, would be that there’s growth for him here. He has to ask himself; ‘is he going to start in the Premier League, play all 38 games and score 20 goals in the Premier League, now?’, I would suggest, maybe not. My suggestion would be that he should stay here, sign a good contract, enjoy playing every week, score another 25-30 goals and keep learning the game. He’s still a young lad and it’s not as if his career is running away from him and the time’s winding down.”

The message is clear. If Armstrong wants to leave to play Premier League football, Mowbray will not stand in his way.

That’s a massive boost for West Ham.

The powers that be at the London Stadium must act now. They have to make a move to start negotiations to bring the 24-year-old to the club in the summer.

He is exactly what we need. TEAMtalk claims that he could be available for just £16 million this summer. That fee could be an absolute bargain for the Hammers. And West Ham cannot afford to miss out on Armstrong.

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