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West Ham United linked with Montpellier striker Akor Adams

West Ham are closely monitoring the progress of Montpellier’s prolific striker, Akor Adams, as manager David Moyes seeks to bolster his attacking options in the upcoming January transfer window.

The Hammers are actively exploring potential additions to their squad, prompted by concerns arising from Michail Antonio’s recurring injury woes throughout the current season.

Akor Adams
Akor Adams

Akor Adams, a 23-year-old talent who previously represented Nigeria at the U20 level, has been making waves in Ligue 1 since his arrival at Montpellier last summer. Having secured a move from Lillestrøm for a commendable sum of 4.5 million euros, Adams has demonstrated his goal-scoring prowess by finding the net seven times in just 15 league appearances.

Adams, with his roots in the Nigerian football scene, boasts a two-game stint with the Nigeria U20 national team, underscoring his credentials as a promising and dynamic forward. His performances at both the domestic and international levels have evidently caught the attention of West Ham’s decision-makers.

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According to reports from The Sun, Akor Adams has earned a coveted spot on West Ham’s transfer shortlist, showcasing the club’s keen interest in securing his services. The inclusion of Adams in Moyes’ plans reflects the manager’s strategic vision to reinforce the squad and address the potential void left by Antonio’s absence.

As the January transfer window approaches, West Ham’s pursuit of Akor Adams signals a proactive approach to securing top talent. The club’s willingness to invest in emerging stars with a proven track record, as exemplified by Adams’ impressive goal-scoring record, underscores their commitment to elevating the team’s offensive capabilities.

West Ham United
West Ham United

The coming weeks will reveal whether West Ham can successfully secure the signature of this promising striker and further enhance their attacking options for the remainder of the season.

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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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