- Date of Birth: 6 January 1989
- Birthplace: Gateshead, Gateshead, England
- Position: Forward, Striker
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The summer transfer window in 2019 closed for Premier League clubs at 5pm on 8th August. While some managers will be happy with their squads, others will be wishing they had a bit more time – and even looking forward to the window re-opening in January.
West Ham have switched their attention to the signing of Bournemouth and England international striker Callum Wilson, after missing out on numerous transfer targets. The Hammers are short of a striker and are ready to pay up to £50 million to secure a move for Wilson.
West Ham have made a renewed offer for West Bromwich Albion attacker Salomon Rondon, believed to be in the region of around £15 million. The attacker, who spent last season on loan at Newcastle United, was unable to agree personal terms with the Toon Army.
West Ham are hopeful that a deal can be reached to sign long-term target, Maxi Gomez, from Celta Vigo. It is understood that Valencia are also trying to sign the Uruguayan striker.
West Ham United are reportedly planning an attempt to sign Aleksandar Mitrovic from Fulham in order to reinforce their attack ahead of next term.
West Ham are understood to be considering a move for England and Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck on a free transfer at the end of the season. Welbeck, whose career with the Gunners has been dogged with injury, is ready to leave the Emirates in search of a new challenge.
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly considering a surprise swoop for West Ham United forward Andy Carroll as they seek to cover up the void left by Harry Kane.
West Ham look set to let Spanish forward Lucas Perez leave the club, just six months into his troubled spell with the East London side. The forward, who has a four year contract with the London Stadium outfit, is believed to have instructed his agent to find him a club to join back in La Liga.
So far Manuel Pellegrini's first season back in the Premier League has been mixed in terms of fortunes, but the Chilean boss has started to show that West Ham can be a force to reckon with yet again. Ahead of this weekend's game against Leicester City - seen by many to be a key battle for both clubs - West Ham will be hoping their out of form defence can put in a solid performance and produce a clean sheet.
West Ham can trigger a two-year option on extending Andy Carroll’s contract at a cost of £8million, according to the Times.