Report: Atletico Madrid and Sevilla want West Ham-linked Nikola Kalinic

Nikola Kalinic of AC Milan celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Serie A match between AC Milan and Udinese Calcio at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on September 17, 2017 in Milan,...

West Ham were reportedly said to be keen on Kalinic last month.

Nikola Kalinic of AC Milan celebrates his goal during the serie A match between AC Milan and ACF Fiorentina at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on May 20, 2018 in Milan, Italy.

West Ham United are reportedly interested in AC Milan striker Nikola Kalinic, but they are not in alone in looking to lure the Croatian away from Italy as two Spanish giants enter the race.

Spanish outlet El Desmarque claim West Ham are keen on the 30-year-old striker, who joined AC Milan last summer on a loan deal with an obligation to make the move a permanent one this summer.

Nikola Kalinic of Croatia celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group D match between Croatia and Spain at Stade Matmut Atlantique on June 21, 2016 in Bordeaux,...

That means the 42-time international is now officially a Milan player, but he looks set to leave as immediately as he has joined - especially after Sky Italy journalist Gianluca Di Marzio's latest claim.

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The well-renowned transfer expert claimed on his official website that Spanish giants Sevilla and Atletico Madrid have both enquired after the former Blackburn Rovers striker ahead of a potential switch to Spain.

Nikola Kalinic of ACF Fiorentina celebrates after scoring a goal during the Serie A match between ACF Fiorentina and FC Torino at Stadio Artemio Franchi on February 27, 2017 in Florence,...

Kalinic struggled to hit the heights expected of him when he joined Milan from Fiorentina, managing just six goals and six assists in 41 league and cup appearances - though 18 of those were substitute appearances.

West Ham must move quickly if they indeed intent on bringing Kalinic back to the Premier League, after he scored seven goals in 44 appearances in England's top flight for Blackburn.

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