Sam Allardyce has revealed he came close to signing Portugal striker Eder for West Ham United and the bizarre reason it fell through.
West Ham United are desperate for strikers this summer but have not made much headway with their targets as yet.
Inter Milan are reportedly keen to offer striker Eder in exchange for West Ham left back Arthur Masuaku.
Eder is reportedly being targeted by West Brom - but just imagine how exciting Southampton would be if he links up with his former Sampdoria strike partner.
If West Brom are to challenge for Europa League football, signing a player with Eder's status is the right way to go.
Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha has revealed that the son of Portugal striker Eder is currently training with the club.
Portugal's summer hero added to his Lille tally over the weekend
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West Ham United are allegedly planning to place an offer for Italian international Eder.
Swansea City have reportedly agreed a deal with Sevilla over the signing of Fernando Llorente.