Three reasons Aleksandar Mitrovic could save West Ham
According to a Sunday Express exclusive from earlier this month, West Ham gaffer Slaven Bilic is considering a January transfer swoop for Newcastle United forward Aleksandar Mitrovic.
The Serbian striker finds himself on the bench too regularly for his liking under Rafael Benitez, with Championship top scorer Dwight Gayle ahead of him in the pecking order, and a move away from St. James’s Park may be required to ensure regular first team football.
Could Mitrovic be the saviour to the Irons’ troubled season? The club have struggled to adapt to life in the London Stadium and firepower has been a real problem this term, with summer signings Simone Zaza and Jonathan Calleri continually falling short in front of goal.
Football FanCast see the 22-year-old front-man as the ideal mid-season signing to steer the Hammers clear of the relegation zone and here are our three reasons to back up that theory.