West Ham United are now in pole position to sign Hugo Ekitike from Paris Saint-Germain this summer.

According to a report from Gazzetta dello Sport, West Ham have jumped ahead of AC Milan in the race to sign Hugo Ekitike in the summer transfer window.

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West Ham director of football Tim Steidten has reportedly already made direct contact with the 21-year-old PSG striker.

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Hammers boss David Moyes has made some terrific signings already this summer, but the addition of a top-class centre-forward is still an absolute must.

And it seems as though Ekitike could be the man for the job…

West Ham United’s summer transfer window could be set to get even better as Steidten focuses on Hugo Ekitike signing

Gazzetta dello Sport reckon that the Hammers have just leap-frogged AC Milan in the race for the super talented PSG hitman.

If we get this signing over the line, there’s no telling how far we can go this season!

Ekitike is a truly special talent and has the ability to take West Ham to a whole new level entirely in the final third.

West Ham United's summer transfer window could be set to get even better as Steidten focuses on Hugo Ekitike signing
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Former Reims manager Oscar Garcia described the young forward as a ‘very special’ player (Ligue 1’s official website), and he’s absolutely spot on. Give Me Sport have labelled him as ‘outstanding’ as well.

Hugo Ekitike possesses blistering pace, incredible movement and he is a supremely good finisher.

The Frenchman could well be the signing to take West Ham to the next level.

Get French Football News claim that he could be up for grabs for around €40 million (£34 million) this summer. For that kind of money, signing him will be a no-brainer for the Hammers.


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