The club’s owners are very unsure about shelling out mega wages for Song and Obiang is seen as a perfect replacement.
However, with two years left on his present deal he won’t come cheap himself and will also interest Roma who have been linked with him in the past.
The 23-year-old is a Spain Under-21 international and his agent Jose Gonzales admitted last summer the Irons were keen on the player saying: “Pedro is liked by them.”
He added: Clearly, should an offer arrive ready to satisfy both Pedro and Sampdoria, he could leave.”
However, the arrival of Song halted any further interest but the player remains very much on the Hammers list of