West Ham They are reported to be ‘closely watching’ RC Strasbourg striker Ludovic Ajorque.
The Hammers are believed to be looking for attacking reinforcements during the January transfer window to provide much-needed support to Michael Antonio.
A bit of a late flowering, the 27-year-old Frenchman is the latest name to move to the London stadium.
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The report claims the Irons are “closely watching” the 6’4 ace who won an impressive 7.30 Sofascore Rating of 18 Ligue 1 outings this season.
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Valued at £13.5million and under contract in France until 2024 (transfer market), it is considered “unlikely” that Strasbourg will sell its star in the mid-season window.
Unsurprisingly, many of the towering leader’s strengths like aviation, however, the former Clermont Foot ace also possesses solid finish and defensive contribution.
Although not considered a direct resemblance to Antonio, Ajorque certainly offers a very real threat and perhaps most importantly, a very affordable option.