Young Swedish striker impresses Hammers

West Ham hasalp taken 16-year-old striker Alexander Alp on trial for a week.

The Swedish youngster plays for AIK in his home country, but after impressing Hammers scouts he has been handed a chance to impress the Premier League outfit with a view to earning a contract with the Irons.

Alp is highly-rated in his native Sweden and has represented the Stockholm district at various youth competitions for the country’s elite youngsters.

Alp only recently turned 16 but has already played for AIK at Under-21 level. He has done enough in his handful of appearances to attract interest from the Hammers, whose Under-18s are managed by former Hammer Steve Potts.

His agent Patrick Mork posted on twitter “16 year old Swedish striker Alexander Alp having training with West Ham this week. Alp normally plays for AIK’

Youtube clips of Alp in action below:


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

2 comments on “Young Swedish striker impresses Hammers

  1. Looks big for a 16 year old, if we sign him will be interesting to see what he can do.

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