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West Ham have scouted 25 goal Bundesliga star

pic-modesteAnthony Modeste, who once had a horror spell on loan at Blackburn Rovers, has thrived in German football and this season has scored 25 goals in 33 games for FC Cologne.

In 2015 he was allegedly offered by Hoffenheim to a number of Premier League sides which included West Ham for a mere £5m before moving to Cologne.  They are now said to value him at £33m but £25m is thought to be a more realistic valuation. He is contracted with the German side until June 2021.

Spurs, Southampton, West Brom and West Ham are all said to have scouted the striker in the past season and could be tempted to make a bid over the summer transfer window.

Modeste is said to be on a long list of strikers in Europe the Hammers would consider if they are not able to land their primary striker targets of Michy Batshuayi and Kelechi Iheanacho.

About Sean Whetstone

I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter