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West Ham eye exciting striker

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The giant striker was due to represent his country at the World U20 Championships but was ruled out through injury.

The 6ft 3 ins front man is also very quick and during last season scored five goalsĀ  in 17 appearances whilst making one assist.

Everton have also scouted the youngster and there is also interestĀ  from Sevilla, where former Leeds sporting director Victor Orta has taken up position, Italian giants Juventus and Feyenoord are also ready to move in on the player.

The Mail reports that Goto could be brought into the UK under the GBE rule where young players of exceptional talent that don’t qualify to work here under the normal points system are given exemption.

Capped throughout his youth career by his country, he is being tipped to make a breakthrough into the full squad over the next year if he continues his progression.

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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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