Five facts about West Ham transfer target Tim Vayrynen

Who is the latest player to be linked with signing for West Ham United?

The Mirror reported some positive news for West Ham fans at the weekend, that Andy Carroll could be back in action in mid-December.

In the same report, it is claimed that the Hammers are looking at signing little known Finnish striker Tim Varynen.

Here are five facts about Vayrynen for fans to learn a little bit about the potential target:

1) He plays for Finnish top division side FC Honka, who presently sit second after 33 games.

2) Vayrynen has played 24 league matches for them this season, scoring 17 goals.

3) He is 20, and played for Finland's under-21s last week in a 3-0 defeat to England, in which West Ham's Ravel Morrison also featured.

4) At one metre 91 in height, he is exactly as tall as West Ham striker Andy Carroll.

5) Vayrynen's contract expires in the summer of 2014, meaning he could be bought at a knock-down price if West Ham want him as soon as January.

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