The transfer window is called silly season for a reason, and West Ham United fans are finding out why.
On Monday, Tuttomercatoweb reported that the East London outfit have made an offer for Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic.
The 24-year-old may end up moving on from the Spanish giants this summer purely due to lack of game time.
Last season, Kovacic made 35 appearances in all competitions and scored three goals in that time.
However, it would be a huge shock if he were to end up at the London Stadium.
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The Hammers would surely not have the funds to launch a satisfactory enough bid for Los Blancos to accept.
In addition, the Premier League outfit could struggle to match Kovacic’s wages, although there is always the option of trying to secure a loan deal.
It would be an audacious move, but is it one that West Ham should take a chance with?
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