West Ham is expected to approach striker Tammy Abraham on loan after Chelsea offered the player the price.
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Abraham is Chelsea’s top scorer this season with 12 goals in all competitions alongside Timo Werner but the striker has been out of play since Thomas Tuchel took over the chair from Frank Lampard in May. January.
Aston Villa, where Abraham impressed on loan two seasons ago, is believed to be a potential landing station for the player. In addition, West Ham is also a possible option for a 23-year-old player because coach David Moyes is in need of strengthening.
However, Chelsea’s £ 40m transfer fee for Abraham has left Premier League rivals unwilling to buy and instead, The Hammers will try to bring him back on loan, as it did with Lingard. .
West Ham head coach David Moyes was determined to add a striker with experience in the Premier League to ease the pressure on Michail Antonio. However, The Hammers will be unlikely to buy off Abraham because it needs to put money on the Lingard deal.
Leicester City and Newcastle are also believed to be closely monitoring Abraham’s situation at Chelsea. The striker has been with Chelsea since the U8 level and has netted 30 goals in 82 appearances for the Blues since joining the first team in 2016.
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