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West Ham: Moyes can land his own Lewandowski with Thuram

West Ham United could land their own Robert Lewandowski if David Moyes manages to lure Borussia Monchengladbach striker Marcus Thuram to the London Stadium.

However, the Scot could face competition from Premier League rivals Newcastle United, Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur, who are all vying to sign the in-demand Bundesliga star ahead of the January transfer window.

The Hammers are interested in Thuram as Moyes looks to bolster his attacking options, and a recent update shed further light on the price tag placed on the Frenchman.

According to German outlet Sport Bild, the 25-year-old is set to be available for as little as £6m in the January transfer window due to the player not signing an extension to his contract, which expires at the end of the season.

This should surely tempt Moyes into making a move, and with the striker comparable to the legendary Polish hitman according to FBref’s similar player model, it would be something of a coup.

This season has seen the two strikers register extremely similar statistics when it comes to shots on target (30 to 28), goal-creating actions (eight to seven), shot-creating actions (40 to 39) and dribble success rate (both 50%).

Despite playing in a poorer team than Lewandowski, having similar metrics proves that Thuram could certainly thrive if he made the move to the Premier League.

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He was dubbed a “physical monster” by Herve Renard and having scored 10 Bundesliga goals in just 15 matches this season, he could be the answer to West Ham’s Premier League goalscoring woes.

Moyes’ side have scored just 12 league goals so far, the third lowest in the division. Michail Antonio isn’t getting any younger and summer arrival Gianluca Scamacca is still settling into Premier League life, therefore the 59-year-old will surely be targeting another forward in January.

Thuram could be a steal at just £6m and the Scot will need to act sooner rather than later in order to secure his signature considering just how many teams are interested in the Gladbach sensation.