West Ham have added Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud to their list of January transfer targets, according to the Football Insider. The Frenchman is reportedly among the names that sporting director Mario Husillos is considering to strengthen the club’s forward line.
The Hammers currently have just two strikers in Sebastien Haller and Albian Ajeti, following the summer departures of Lucas Perez, Marko Arnautovic, Andy Carroll and Javier Hernandez.
Giroud is believed to be available with the 33-year-old having recently spoken out about his unhappiness over a lack of game time. The France international is currently behind both Tammy Abraham and Michy Batshuayi in the pecking order at Stamford Bridge.
The veteran striker last started for the Blues in the 1-1 draw against Leicester back in August and has even been omitted from the matchday squad entirely on a number of occasions this season.
Giroud is said to be concerned that his place in the France squad could be in jeopardy, and a move from Chelsea in January could be on the cards.