West Ham hoping to gazump Spurs to striker


janssenIt has being reported this morning that West Ham might attempt to steal Spurs transfer target Vincent Janssen, from under their noses. If true, it would make a welcome change to get one over on them.

Spurs target Janssen says he wants to join our North London rivals but has accused AZ Alkmaar of demanding too high a price. Spurs have made a series of offers for Janssen, with the player claiming the latest was worth about £15 million. The Dutch club AZ are holding out for £16.5m, RR Moderatesays the forward, which has caused a stalemate.

Janssen said: “I have expressed my choice to the club. Tottenham have released a high bid in my eyes. There has been an offer of almost €18m, but AZ will not even go to the table .I would like to be somewhere else as soon as possible to start pre-season training. This is frustrating.”

Janssen, 22, scored 30 goals in all competitions for AZ last season.

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  • ssaunders says:

    I would like to see him at West Ham, along with a right back (cannot have Antonio playing there for another year) and another striker like Zaza. Keep AC and Sakho say bye bye to Valencia and we are good to go. New home, new season, lets go. COYI

  • mattefumi27 the bad wolf says:

    Come on Davids, like two pirates, go on your raiding expeditions, ransacking and plundering… Don’t return without Janssen… lol 😀

  • Bam Bam says:

    Lets hope he isn’t another Marco Boogers

  • bubs says:

    Pirates in there yellow 3 wheeler,who left on a freebie after the Manure youngster and the Gooners winger,
    A Belgium and Argie CH
    A Turk and Dutch RB
    Fletcher from Sunderland
    And the cost Nada
    Sell Sak and Tomo Enner and Ginge and make a nice profit
    Sounds like a plan then take 3 or 4 on loan

  • West Ham Fan No 32 says:

    Anyone going to suggest after seeing that he is not a much better striker than all those we have been linked with ? Bid 20 million pay him whatever he wants and sign him up, he has to be in the top 3 “true” centre forwards in Europe probably the top 2 perhaps Lewandowski is possibly better, if we miss out on him it will be as awful as missing out on N’Golo Kante last season, he can score every type of goal, is two footed and sets up his strike partners also, it is a no brainer.

    • dezysmith77 says:

      Couldn’t agree more…this would not just be a great signing but great business too…plus it would **** off our northern friends

      • West Ham Fan No 32 says:

        Would be great indeed dezy, anything to get one over on them would make it much sweeter even if we have to pay a much higher salary to get it done.

  • starlet55 says:

    yes dont hang about to long wrap this deal up

  • canchaz says:

    As good as he is, do we really want a player who really wants to be in a Spurs shirt.
    Having said that, if the bosses really believe this guy will do the job, stop the crafty wheeling and dealing and. Pay the money

  • bubbles says:

    There is a kid playing for my local team that looks half useful . When the porn twins realise that it is a football club , not a market stall , they are running and stop trying ” to do a deal ” all of the available strikers will have found a new home so it might be Carlton or the Kid that are our marquee signing . What a pair of barrow boys !!

    • essexclarets says:

      How can you keep knocking the Dave’s? The window only opened yesterday & there has beeen another name linked to us every other day by the press, that doesn’t mean that the club really want them. 90% of players linked with us are also linked with spurs so ignore the rumours & wait for the club to announce any signings. ‘Stop trying to do a deal….’?? Shall we just sign the next player, pay top dollar & give the guy a blank cheque? The right player at the right price needs to be signed, the fees being thrown about this summer are crazy. L’pool still wanting £25-30m for a flop who can’t get in the starting 11, £40m for a player not good enough for the French squad, even Tonks being valued at £9m+….. come on really?? In Slaven we trust to get his man, remember the same things were being said last summer but that didn’t turn out too bad did it…..

      • Antman says:

        Comedian isnt he.This is the same type of supporter who probably did exactly the same early last summer then by the end of the transfer window was saying how brilliant our business was.Completely laughable.

  • markro says:

    Janssen has his heart on moving on in his career, moving to the Prem, moving to London. In that order.
    The Spuds just happened to be the first real interest.
    Unless Champions League is vital to him next season, we should nip in with a tasty bit of outbidding. We’ll still save bucket loads compared to Lacazette and have enough to strengthen elsewhere, especially if we keep Sakho.
    Get it done Davids.

  • markro says:

    Oh, and I want Coric too. Have you seen the vids of him!

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