West Ham can sign Benfica striker Haris Seferovic for around £21 million according to a report from A Bola.

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The Hammers need for a top class striker has been well-documented since we sold Sebastien Haller to Ajax in January.

David Moyes must get the centre-forward signing right this summer.

O Jogo (print edition, July 5th, page 13) reported a couple of weeks ago that Benfica hitman Haris Seferovic is a target for West Ham.

West Ham target Haris Seferovic in action for Switzerland (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

The 29-year-old was thought to be available for around £25 million then.

West Ham told fee needed for Haris Seferovic

The 79-capped Switzerland international will now cost just £21 million according to A Bola.

 

That is still too expensive for what we would be getting, however.

Surely West Ham could and should be aiming a lot higher than signing the 29-year-old Benfica hitman.

Haris Seferovic of Benfica (Photo by TF-Images/Getty Images)

Seferovic is a hard worker with very good movement, but his finishing isn’t the best and he has been known to miss some real sitters throughout his career.

The 29-year-old is decent in the air and would act as a good focal point for the Hammers’ attacking play.

His career goalscoring record of 116 goals in 408 career games just isn’t good enough though (Transfermarkt).

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West Ham should steer clear this summer. Even for the reported price of £21 million.

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