West Ham United are interested in signing FC Porto centre-forward Moussa Marega, according to reports by Portuguese outlet Correio de Manha.
The reports suggest that the Hammers are keen on signing the 27-year-old from the Portuguese giants, who is also interesting Leicester City.
The goal machine is currently under contract with his current club until 2021 and has a release clause of around £34million.
The Mali international has been in fine form this season, scoring 17 times and supplying 10 assists in only 34 games across all competitions.
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He has caught the eye on the biggest stage of them all as well this term, helping Porto reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League having been directly involved in nine European goals this campaign.
The Irons are in the hunt for a new striker in the summer as there is great uncertainty surrounding some of their forwards such as Andy Carroll, Marco Arnautovic and Javier Hernandez.
Marega’s £34million price tag could prove to be a bargain if he manages to replicate his goal scoring form in the Premier League and his performances in European competitions suggests he could.
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