West Ham have turned their backs on striker


West Ham have turned their backs on striker Timo Werner despite being linked with the player for several weeks. We have been named as the most likely of three London clubs to sign the RB Leipzig front man who was was formerly Chelsea with Palace and Fulham also reported to be keen on the 27 year old writes Hughie Southon.

West Ham have turned their backs on striker: Timo Werner

TEAMtalk are the latest media outlet to claim the Hammers seem favourites to sign the player whilst adding that he is not unduly keen on a return to the Premier League but we were told this afternoon the Irons have no interest whatsoever in him. We were told by our top source at the club: “It’s simply not true. We are definitely keen to bring a striker in perhaps on loan but there is no interest in Werner.

The player was at Stamford Bridge for two seasons between 2022 and 2022 where after making a near £50 million move he made 89 appearances making  23 goals 21 assists. But he missed many more chances in front of goal and left having been seen as a failure.

Team Talk now claim the Hammers interest is thought to be serious but that is most certainly not the case according to our insider who added: “We are looking but he is not among the possible options.

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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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