Report: West Ham 'still hopeful' of re-signing Carlos Tevez

West Ham are reportedly still keen to bring Carlos Tevez back to the club.

According to the Daily Mail, West Ham 'still harbour hopes' of a move to bring striker Carlos Tevez back to the club - eight years after he left for Manchester United.

The Hammers have won just one of their last 12 Premier League games, and the expectation is that manager Sam Allardyce will leave Upton Park when his contract expires at the end of the season.

Now, West Ham are expected to make an ambitious push towards the top six this summer, with a new managerial appointment expected to be one with the intention of taking the club to the next level.

With a move to the Olympic Stadium on the horizon, West Ham want to be moving forward in their final season at Upton Park next term - and have their hearts set on a marquee signing to kick off the new era.

The Daily Mail believe that the West Ham hierarchy are still hopeful of luring Carlos Tevez back to the club either this summer or next summer in what would be a shock move.

Tevez, 31, spent one season at West Ham, but his impact will never be forgotten by Hammers fans. The Argentine international was influential as West Ham survived relegation, and with seven goals in 29 games, he became a firm fans favourite.

Since then, Tevez has played for Manchester United, Manchester City and now Juventus, but West Ham are hoping to tempt him back to East London to mark their move to the Olympic Stadium.

With an impressive record of 41 goals in 76 games for Juventus, Tevez is certainly still proving that he is a world class striker, and bringing him back to West Ham could attract a raft of new fans after the stadium move.

Tevez is expected to be a target for another of his former clubs, Boca Juniors, but the draw of one last shot at the Premier League could tempt him - especially to a club so close to his heart.

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