West Ham United Considering A £20 Million Bid For Iheanacho


West Ham United are preparing a bid for Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho.

The Daily Mail says the Hammers are considering a £20 million bid for Iheanacho.

Boss Slaven Bilic has been short of options up front in a difficult season, with Andy Carroll and Diafra Sakho frequently injured.


Iheanacho, 20, has scored seven goals this season, but the Nigerian international has only started one league game since the start of 2017.

Everton have also indicated interest to table £20million for Manchester City’s Nigeria forward as a possible replacement for Belgian forward, Romelu Lukaku.

Iheanacho fell behind Sergio Aguero and new signing Gabriel Jesus in Guardiola’s forward line.

However, Everton manager Ronald Koeman reportedly sees the Nigerian forward as a possible replacement for Lukaku should the Belgian join Manchester United or Chelsea this summer.

An Etihad source said that, “Everton have shown an interest in Kelechi, who has been frustrated with a lack of game-time this season.

“He is highly-rated here, but has not started a match since January 2nd where as I’m sure he would get lots of first-team action elsewhere.

“Pep is looking to bolster his ranks and spend a fair chunk of cash this coming transfer window and the club could be persuaded to sell should the right offer come in.”

Iheanacho has scored 21 goals in 63 appearances since breaking into City’s first team in 2015-16 season, mostly under former manager, Manuel Pelegrini.

The Nigerian has also been linked with two Bundesliga clubs.


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