The top five players linked with signing for West Ham this week

West Ham United have been linked with a number of top players in the transfer market.

West Ham United will be active in the transfer market this summer, as the club goes after fresh faces who will hopefully make the team stronger looking ahead to next season.

The club’s co-owner David Gold suggested on Twitter earlier this week that there will be five new players arriving at the club and we’ve taken a look at some of the latest players linked with permanent moves to Upton Park.

Javier Hernandez (Manchester United)

The Mexican has been on loan with Real Madrid, but West Ham are one of the teams looking to make a deal happen according to the Daily Mirror, with Tottenham and Everton also thought to be interested.

Carl Jenkinson (Arsenal)

Gold has been quoted by London24 saying that while nothing concrete has been decided, the Hammers are hopeful of doing a permanent deal for Jenkinson who has been on loan with the Hammers.

Andre Ayew (Marseille)

London24 has mentioned West Ham as an interested party in the winger, but the Hammers will face a battle to land him with Tottenham and Newcastle among the sides also reportedly interested.

Pedro Obiang (Sampdoria)

Italian source TMW claims West Ham are the main rivals to Tottenham Hotspur, with both clubs thought to be keen on a move for the versatile midfielder.

Ishak Belfodil (Free agent)

TMW claims West Ham are an interested party in the striker, with his agent confirming that he’ll make a decision over his future ‘soon’.

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