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West Ham keen to land Watford striker Emmanuel Dennis

Over the past couple of weeks, there has been intense speculation over the future of Emmanuel Dennis at Watford.

The latest reports in England suggest that West Ham are keen to land Watford striker Emmanuel Dennis.

He has been subject to interest from various Premier Leaue clubs.

The Nigeria international was signed by Watford in July 2021 from Club Brugge for a fee of 4 million euros. He has a contract until 2026 with the club.

The striker banged in 10 goals and provided 6 assists in 35 matches for Watford last season across all fronts showcasing just how influential he has been in the final third.

Emmanuel Dennis
Emmanuel Dennis

The 24-year-old is considered to be one of the best strikers in Nigeria. Dennis has also left his mark at the international stage after netting one goal in 7 senior appearances for the Nigeria national team.

Emmanuel Dennis is one of the more likely players to be offloaded by Watford this summer and the list of suitors in the Nigeria international continues to grow.

His impressive performances have seen him become the target of many Premier League clubs including West Ham.

West Ham United
West Ham United

David Moyes wants to sign a new striker and Dennis is one of the names at the top of his wishlist. Moyes is a firm fan of Watford striker and West Ham could make a move for the player if the financial aspect makes sense.

The former Club Brugge man is a dynamic striker, who possesses good technical skills and ball control. His versatile nature can help the manager to be more flexible with the formations.

According to the report, “West Ham remain keen on Watford striker Emmanuel Dennis. The Athletic reports despite the signing of Gianluca Scamacca, West Ham are on the hunt for another striker. With David Moyes heading for another European campaign, the club need to pad out the squad if they are going to balance that and a top-six Premier League push. And the Hammers remain keen on a move for Watford star Emmanuel Dennis. The Nigeria international is ready to leave the Hornets after their relegation last season.”

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The Hammers might have to pay over the odds to sign the striker.

Watford will be ready to part ways with the striker should the right offer arrives.

Good signing for West Ham?

If West Ham and David Moyes are seriously considering a striker, Dennis could also prove to be a smart option.

The Premier League side need to add more depth to their attack and the 24-year-old would be a good signing.

Stylistically, he would be a great fit in West Ham.

It will be interesting to see if West Ham can beat their rivals to the striker’s signature.

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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.

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