Report: Hammers back in for Toulouse front man


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The Irons may get the chance to land long time target Martin Braithwaite this summer after the Dane made it clear he is set to leave Toulouse in the summer.

Southampton and a number of Bundesliga clubs targeting the international front man who scored 12 goals in all competitions last summer.

The 25-year-old has been linked with the Hammers for a couple of seasons and is definitely on the list of striker the club is looking at.

Speaking to DR Sporten in Denmark Braithwaite said: ¬†“The time to leave Toulouse has come. It will happen this summer.

“The summer is long. I do not know when a decision will fall, but I remain calm.”

The Hammers are understood to have twice bid for the player last summer.

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Hugh Southon is a lifelong Iron and the founding editor of ClaretandHugh. He is a national newspaper journalist of many years experience and was Bobby Moore's 'ghost' writer during the great man's lifetime. He describes ClaretandHugh as "the Hammers daily newspaper!"

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