The Hammers are likely to face competition from Leicester City, but the young Nigerian striker could prove to be a bargain at £25million, should he be enticed away from the Etihad Stadium. Scoring 21 goals in 64 appearances – mostly as a substitute – City are said to be keen to insert a buy-back clause as part of any summer transfer.
Sunday, June 18, 2017
The 30-year-old is rumoured to not be in Arsene Wenger’s plans for the next season as the Gunners attempt to break their way back into the top four.
Giroud bagged 12 league goals for the north London side as they ended a disappointing season in fifth place and with Europa League qualification.
But if the French international does depart this summer, surely he can expect to attract interest from bigger clubs around Europe?
Here, talkSPORT takes a look at five more realistic targets for West Ham as they attempt to bring in a striker to the London Stadium.