Hammers boss Manuel Pellegrini has been steadily rebuilding his West Ham squad since arriving at the start of the summer bringing in a number of new faces, including the recently acquired Lucas Perez from Arsenal.
But with the absence of Carroll for three months with injury and the offload of flop Jordan Hugill back to the Championship, West Ham have discussed a move for
West Ham are considering a late move for #thfc striker Fernando Llorente. [Daily Mail]— Hotspur Related (@HotspurRelated) August 9, 2018
According to the Daily Mail, the 33-year-old is
Despite not impressing Pochettino, Llorente scored two goals in three appearances in the pre-season International Champions Cup competition and time will tell if this transfer will indeed go through.
If West Ham were to seek a permanent deal, the east Londoners would have to pay in the region of £7million to sign Llorente.
They have already spent significantly on eight new signings, the most notable of those being Ukrainian wide-man Andriy Yarmolenko from Borussia Dortmund and Brazilian midfielder Felipe Anderson from Lazio.
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