Report: West Ham renew pursuit of Alexandre Lacazette, believe Spurs have cooled their interest

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West Ham are reportedly plotting another move for Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette.

Picture Supplied by Action ImagesLyon striker Alexandre Lacazette

According to The Mirror, West Ham United are rekindling their interest in Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette - partly because they think that Tottenham have cooled their interest in the player.

Having added a midfielder and winger in Havard Nordtveit and Sofiane Feghouli, West Ham's attention will now turn to bringing in a new striker ahead of the new Premier League season.

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Given that Andy Carroll continued to suffer injury and fitness problems last season whilst Diafra Sakho and Enner Valencia struggled to find the net on a consistent basis, a regular goalscorer is needed - and with money to spend, West Ham appear to be targeting some big names.

The Mirror report that West Ham are now making another move for Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette, despite him only wanting to join a Champions League club this summer.

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The 25-year-old striker hit 23 goals for Lyon last season, taking his tally to a stunning 76 goals in the last three seasons for the Ligue 1 giants.

He may have missed out on a place in the France squad for Euro 2016, but Lacazette remains one of the most sought-after strikers in Europe, and West Ham are believed to be desperate to land the player in a £30m deal.

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It's added that West Ham's renewed pursuit has in part been influenced by a belief that Tottenham have cooled their interest in the player, as they will focus on Marseille ace Michy Batshuayi instead.

With a lack of Champions League offers for the player, West Ham seemingly hope that Lacazette may end up being open to a huge move to the Olympic Stadium this summer, especially given how his compatriot Dimitri Payet has starred since making the move to East London last summer.

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