West Ham United are desperate for a top striker this summer but like last year have been struggling to make headway with key targets.
The French striker could have been a perfect addition at West Ham, but not at his eventual price.
Anthony Modeste enjoyed a sensational season in the Bundesliga, so perhaps Newcastle United should consider making a move.
West Ham United are interested in the 29-year-old, according to reports from Germany.
Koln will play in the Europa League next season, hindering Southampton, Stoke, West Brom and West Ham's plans of signing Anthony Modeste.
Bundesliga goal machine Anthony Modeste netted twice more with scouts from Southampton and West Brom in attendance.
Koln's Anthony Modeste, Southampton's Jay Rodriguez and Watford's Troy Deeney are reportedly wanted by West Brom.
The Austrian is set to leave and former club FC Koln would love to take him back.
The French striker has been in fine form in German football.
Koln goal machine Anthony Modeste is reportedly worth £33m these days - just two years after West Ham and Swansea reportedly turned him down.