The Premier League season wasn’t even done and dusted when West Ham’s strike force targets entered the media.
Now Italian site Calcio Mercato claims that West Ham is readying a $78 million bid for Gonzalo Higuain, who had been linked with several other big name Premier League clubs.
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The 28-year-old striker scored a remarkable 36 goals for Napoli last season, a career-best and his most since netting 27 for Real Madrid in 2009-10.
A pick-up like Higuain and the retention of Dimitri Payet would make the Hammers favorites to continue climbing the PL table.