West Ham United are fascinated with a deal to deliver Bamba Dieng to the London Stadium in the summertime switch window.
What’s the discuss?
That’s in accordance with a report by the Every day Mail, who declare that David Moyes’ facet – together with Nottingham Forest, Newcastle, Leeds, Crystal Palace and Celtic – are protecting a really shut eye on the state of affairs of the Olympique Marseille centre-forward forward of launching a possible bid over the rest of the summer time switch window.
Earlier studies from France had revealed that, after falling out of latest supervisor Igor Tudor’s good books, the Ligue 1 facet are open to the sale of the 22-year-old ahead this summer time – with proprietor Frank McCourt believed to be prepared to just accept a suggestion within the area of €13m (£11m) for the Senegal worldwide.
“New Sadio Mane”
Contemplating the sheer quantity of hype surrounding Dieng, it’s not obscure why Moyes could be fascinated with a deal to deliver the striker to east London forward of the majority of West Ham’s 2022/23 marketing campaign.
Certainly, the £9m-rated expertise loved an attention-grabbing breakthrough marketing campaign on the Orange Velodrome over his 25 Ligue 1 appearances – solely 11 of which got here as begins – final season, scoring seven targets, registering one help and creating 4 huge possibilities for his teammates – enjoying a key function in Marseille securing an surprising second-place end within the league.
The 22-year-old additionally extremely impressed over his 5 appearances within the African Cup of Nations marketing campaign earlier this 12 months, scoring two targets – within the spherical of 16 in opposition to Cape Verde and within the semi-final in opposition to Burkina Faso – to assist Senegal seal their first ever AFCON title.
Moreover, these within the know clearly have excessive hopes for the younger ahead, with former Marseille supervisor, Jorge Sampaoli, stating his perception that Dieng is an “explosive participant with nice potential,” whereas Graeme Bailey revealed that the Senegalese sensation has been labelled the “new Sadio Mane,” earlier than including that he feels as if the striker is a “severe expertise.”
As such, whereas it’s true that Moyes has already added Gianluca Scamacca to his attacking arsenal on the London Stadium this summer time, ought to the 59-year-old achieve success in his makes an attempt to additionally lure Dieng to the membership, he might properly have unearthed the subsequent Mane for the east London facet – a prospect that’s positive to excite Hammers supporters.