Report claims West Ham interest in Peter Odemwingie

Stoke City's Peter Odemwingie

West Ham United are reportedly interested in signing Peter Odemwingie in the summer transfer window.

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West Ham United are interested in signing Peter Odemwingie in the summer transfer window, according to The Sun (print edition, page 68, Sunday, August 7, 2016).

It has been reported that Odemwingie will train with the West Ham squad on Monday in order to earn a contract.

The 35-year-old, who can play as a forward or as a winger, is without a club at the moment, having left Stoke City at the end of last season.

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According to The Sun (print edition, page 68, Sunday, August 7, 2016), the former West Bromwich Albion and Cardiff City man had a trial with Hull City, who got promoted from the Championship at the end of the 2015-16 campaign.

However, according to the report, the departure of Steve Bruce as the Hull boss saw Odemwingie’s potential move to the Tigers fall through.

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The Nigerian forward has a lot of experience of playing in the Premier League, but he is past his prime and is pretty much an ‘average’ footballer.

It is hard to see Odemwingie making a huge impact at West Ham, even as a squad player. It would be best for the Hammers if they look at other options.

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