Hammers monitor Serie A striker


GreWest Ham are monitoring Sassuolo star Gregoire Defrel, but face competition from Roma for the classy forward claims on Italian site Tuttomercatoweb claim.

The 26-year-old has pacey left-footed striker can operate anywhere along to forward line is valued at £18million.

Defrel scored 13 goals for the unfashionable Italian outfit who finished a respectable tenth in Serie A last season. The France-born striker has played in Italy all his career, and is keen to try his luck in the Premier League.  Southampton and Leicester City with the striker in recent reports.

Defrel’s agent is expected to fly to London in the coming days with regards to finding a new club for his client. Sassuolo will not want their star player to leave this summer, but it’s likely they’ll be under pressure to finally allow him to get his big move.

The Hammers were linked with the same player last January as they looked to cancel Simone Zaza’s loan.

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  • Radai Lama says:

    Come on Sean stop trawling the net hitting us up with these shyte stories 😂

    • West Ham Fan No 32 says:

      Its desperate times Rads, Sean is trying his hardest to keep us entertained, everybody wished the insider away last season don’t take it out on poor Sean 😀

  • Michael Miller says:

    They were ‘eyeing’ up Walcott yesterday, now their ‘monitoring’ this guy – I suspect their euphemisms for some Agent touting their players about to any mug Clubs desperate enough to listen!

  • mooro66uk says:

    So, another right winger. It says on his profile that his weakness is crossing. Pretty much makes him redundant i would have thought.

  • ItalianHammer says:

    As a regular viewer of Serie A, I can assure that Defrel would be a top buy. He is like Greizmann if I had to make comparisons. His main position is a striker but he can be deployed as a right winger as well.

  • Hammer64 says:

    I went down the park for a kickabout with grandkids yesterday. I was definitely being ‘monitored’ by some geezer with a dog- has to be a West Ham scout. The drinks are on me when I get my £50,000 per week contract. Although it will only be orange juice for those who call me a miserable old git ( you know who you are).

    • Radai Lama says:

      Lol make mine a pint then 64 as i have never called you an old git.Old fart maybe but never an old git 😂😂

  • Hammer64 says:

    Pint of orange juice it is then…

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