Report: West Ham and West Brom unwilling to meet Dame N’Doye’s wage demands

Hull City Fans

West Ham United, West Bromwich Albion, Norwich City and Newcastle United are all reportedly interested in Hull City striker Dame N'Doye.

Reported West Ham United and West Bromwich Albion target Dame N'Doye wants £70,000 a week, according to The Sun.

N’Doye is on the books of Hull City at the moment and has a contract with the Tigers until June 2017, according to Transfermarkt.co.uk.

The Senegal international striker joined Hull from Lokomotiv Moscow in the January transfer window, but he is being linked with a move away due to Steve Bruce’s side relegation to the Championship.

According to The Sun, West Brom, Norwich City and West Ham are all interested in signing the 30-year-old this summer.

A report in The Chronicle last month claimed that N’Doye himself wants to leave Hull and is willing to move to Newcastle United.

However, The Sun now reports that the former Copenhagen star’s wage demand is creating a problem in his move to a Premier League club.

It has been reported by the British tabloid that N'Doye wants £70,000 per week, with Hull demanding £3 million as transfer fee.

Should clubs meet Dame N'Doye wage demands?

N’Doye's wage demands are not extravagant, as £70,000 a week in the Premier League is not really huge. However, one could question whether the striker deserves that much salary.

The former Panathinaikos man could score only five goals and created just 12 chances in 15 Premier League appearances for Hull in the recently concluded 2014-15 campaign.

The Senegalese had a pass accuracy of 77% and a shot accuracy of 49%, and won 15 headers, 11 dribbles and nine tackles.

N’Doye’s stats are not great, but they are not bad either. A goal every three games is not a bad return for a striker who has spent less than six months in the Premier League.

Moreover, the striker was playing for a team who were struggling for survival and lacking creativity from midfield.

However, there is no guarantee that N’Doye will be a success if he joins Norwich, West Brom, West Ham or Newcastle. The striker would be a ‘gamble signing’ for those clubs.

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