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West Ham Offered 21-Goal Striker With £27m Release Clause


West Ham have been offered Porto striker Moussa Marega, according to Sky Sports.

The website reports that the 28-year-old has been made available for transfer, with the forward having a €30m (£27m) release clause.

Marega has been heavily linked with a move to the Hammers for well over a year, but despite having scored 21 goals last season, he is not believed to be the club’s main target.

Eintracht Frankfurt’s Sebastien Haller is said to be West Ham’s number one priority, and with the Frenchman reportedly costing £40m, the Irons are unlikely to make a move for Marega as well.

Manager Manuel Pellegrini is keen to restock his forward line following the departures of Marko Arnautovic, Andy Carroll and Lucas Perez this summer, and the club have set their sights on Haller and West Brom’s Salomon Rondon as replacements.

The Baggies striker does have a £16.5m release clause but so far West Ham have not been able to match the player’s price tag.