Report: West Ham United interested in Fiorentina’s Khouma Babacar

Khouma Babacar of FIorentina celebrates his goal 0-1  during the serie A match between Cagliari Calcio and ACF Fiorentina at Stadio Sant'Elia on December 22, 2017 in Cagliari, Italy.

West Ham United have been linked with Khouma Babacar of Fiorentina in the January transfer window.

Khouma Babacar of ACF Fiorentina in action during the serie A match between ACF Fiorentina and FC Internazionale at Stadio Artemio Franchi on January 5, 2018 in Florence, Italy.

West Ham United are interested in signing Khouma Babacar from Fiorentina in the January transfer window, according to The Sun.

It has been reported by the British tabloid that West Ham manager David Moyes wants to sign Babacar on loan for the rest of the season.

Fiorentina, though, according to the report, want to sell the 24-year-old striker on a permanent deal and want £15 million as transfer fee.

Khouma Babacar of ACF Fiorentina in action during the serie A match between ACF Fiorentina and FC Internazionale at Stadio Artemio Franchi on January 5, 2018 in Florence, Italy.

The Hammers are not the only club from England who are claimed to be interested in signing Babacar in the January transfer window.

According to Gianluca Di Marzio, Crystal Palace - who are struggling for survival in the Premier League at the moment just like West Ham - are also interested in the Senegal international and are preparing a bid (click here to read more).

Khouma Babacar of FIorentina celebrates his goal 0-1   during the serie A match between Cagliari Calcio and ACF Fiorentina at Stadio Sant'Elia on December 22, 2017 in Cagliari, Italy.

Babacar has played just 375 minutes of Serie A football so far this season, scoring four goals in the process, according to WhoScored.

During the 2016-17 season, the striker scored 10 goals and provided one assist in 13 league starts for Fiorentina, according to WhoScored.

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