Report: Hammers eye flying winger


Hammers eye flying winger

West Ham are reportedly showing strong interest in Turkish winger Kerem Akturkoglu. The 24-year-old has been in impressive form for Galatasaray this season, notching five goals and providing seven assists across various competitions.

Notably, he scored against Manchester United in the UEFA Champions League. It remains to be seen whether The Hammers will make a serious offer to sign the player during the upcoming January transfer window.

Claret and Hugh has been informed by sources at the club that any money available will be spent on a striker.

Hammers eye flying winger Kerem Akturkoglu

According to a report from TeamTalk, other clubs such as Brighton, Everton, and Nottingham Forest are also closely monitoring Akturkoglu’s progress.

Primarily operating as a left-sided winger, he brings both goal-scoring ability and creative flair from the flanks. This aspect of his game could be of interest to David Moyes, especially as he has often deployed Lucas Paqueta on the left side this season.

Additionally, there is uncertainty surrounding Said Benrahma’s future at West Ham, which may prompt the club to explore options for a left winger. That being said, any deal would most likely be a loan transfer with an option to buy.

Maxwel Cornet has been increasingly anonymous since his injury last season. The Ivorian was purchased to provide competition on the left fank. However Cornet appears to have lost the trust of manager David Moyes and is surplus to requirements at The London Stadium.

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