Report: West Ham eye up move for Nice youngster Alassane Plea

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The Nice striker's form has attracted interest from West Ham United.

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West Ham United are eyeing a move for Nice striker Alassane Please, according to French media outlet Le10Sport.

The Hammers have made no secret of their desire to add a striker to their squad this summer, having touted several European forwards.

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Some of those targeted are currently starring in France, with Michy Batshuayi and Alexandre Lacazette both having been named as targets.

Indeed, they have already had a big money move for the latter rejected this summer as they look to spend large sums improving their squad.

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However there could be another French striker on their books according to Le10Sport, with Nice youngster Alassane Plea also being targeted.

He enjoyed an up and down campaign, starting strong before a cruciate injury ruled him out. He returned in February, ending the campaign on six goals and four assists in 19 games.

He looks set to be a star of the future, and his form has attracted the interest of the Hammers as they look to make their mark this summer

At 23-years-old, Plea could be a smart signing for the future, although he is arguably not the big name signing the West Ham faithful are hoping for.

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