West Ham plot sensational club-record move for in-demand striker Lacazette

first_img In-demand Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette West Ham are lining up a sensational club-record move for in-demand French striker Alexandre Lacazette, who is a target for both Newcastle and Arsenal.According to L’Equipe, the high-flying Hammers are the latest Premier League side to express an interest in the Lyon hotshot, who has emerged as one of the best strikers in Ligue 1.The 24-year-old has netted 13 times in 26 outings this term, following on from his 27-goal haul last season, and Lyon are bracing themselves for summer interest.And that may come from east London, especially if West Ham manage to cap a fine season by qualifying for next season’s Champions League.L’Equipe claim that Slaven Bilic could have as much as £32million to spend this summer and they reckon he could use it to prise Lacazette away from southern France.West Ham struck gold by landing the striker’s compatriot Dimitri Payet from Marseille in 2015 and they could be about to combine the French duo in the Premier League. 1last_img read more

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