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West Ham told to pay £25 million to sign Jonathan Bamba - report
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West Ham told to pay £25 million to sign Jonathan Bamba - report

West Ham will have to pay £25 million if they want to sign Lille ace Jonathan Bamba this summer according to a report from The Express.

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Hammers boss David Moyes is expected to be a very busy man between now and the end of the transfer widow.

The Scot needs to bring a centre-back and a striker to the London Stadium.

West Ham need to sign an attacking midfielder/winger as well, however, as our hopes of bringing Jesse Lingard to the club continue to fade by the day.

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West Ham could sign Bamba for £25 million

The Lille ace is on the market for around £25 million this summer according to a report from The Express.

That would be excellent value for the Hammers.

If David Moyes manages to bring the fleet-footed wide man to the London Stadium, it would be an incredibly ambitious move from him and the club’s owners.

It would also be a big statement from the east London outfit.

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The Lille ace was in fine form last season. He bagged six goals and 11 assists in 38 Ligue 1 games (Transfermarkt).

Bamba has electric pace, is incredibly hard to push off the ball and plays with a certain kind of directness that makes him ideally suited to the football deployed by Moyes.

He would certainly add so much more variety to West Ham’s attacking play.

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And £25 million seems like an absolute bargain for West Ham.