West Ham will seek to strengthen their attack after selling Sébastien Haller to Ajax for £20m. The funds from Haller's sale will be given to David Moyes to reinvest in his squad and the manager could revive his interest in Bournemouth's Joshua King , whose contract expires at the end of the season. Moyes targeted King in the previous transfer window but Bournemouth kept the striker following relegation, rejecting West Ham's £13m bid. However the Norway international remains set on leaving and, with his deal running out, his price is likely to have decreased. King's unhappiness at Bournemouth is captured by his output this season: he has made only eight appearances in the Championship and is yet to score. However the 28-year-old demonstrated his quality with 48 goals in 169 appearances for Bournemouth in the Premier League and his experience appeals to Moyes, although the former Manchester United and Blackburn forward could opt to sign a lucrative pre-contract with a European club. West Ham's need for a striker is clear following the sale of Haller, who became their record signing at £45m from Eintracht Frankfurt in 2019. Haller has been sold at a £25m loss, and his departure leaves Moyes… Read full this story
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