West Ham ready to steal march on German giants in race for £20m star

West Ham United are ready to revive their interest in Juventus forward Simone Zaza this summer, report the Daily Mail.

The Hammers have embarked on a huge quest to land a marquee marksman this summer as they gear up for their seismic stadium move to the Olympic Stadium.

With Carlos Bacca’s proposed switch from AC Milan up the in the air, those in East London are said to have reignited their long standing interest in the Italian international.

Simone Zaza

As a result of Gonzalo Higuain’s likely arrival in Turin, the former Sassuolo is believed to understand his playing time could be further limited at the Old Lady.

German outfit Wolfsburg are thought to retain an interest in the Azzurri ace, though the financial clout readily available to Premier League teams could see the Irons offer a more attractive package all round.

London rivals Crystal Palace are also understood to be keen, though they are reported to have firmly focused their attentions on Christian Benteke.