Should West Bromwich Albion revive interest in 2016 target Enner Valencia after West Ham United's asking price disclosed?

West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis

West Bromwich Albion were linked with the West Ham United forward, who's currently on loan to Everton, last summer.

Everton's Enner ValenciaOn loan Everton player Enner Valencia

Everton will have to pay £12 million if they want to make Enner Valencia's loan spell permanent, the Liverpool Echo reported this week.

The West Ham United forward has proved himself a useful member of Ronald Koeman's Toffees team, despite being little more than a squad player this season.

Having said that, it remains to be seen whether or not Everton would be willing to spend such an amount on someone who wouldn't play every week, and that could open the door for others to pounce this summer.

According to the Telegraph, West Bromwich Albion were among the clubs said to be keen on Valencia before his move to Goodison Park, so should the Baggies revive their interest?

Do West Brom still need him?

Yes. Saido Berahino's sale has left them short up top, while the goals of Salomon Rondon have simultaneously dried up. Manager Tony Pulis will almost certainly add to his attack this coming transfer window.

What could he offer?

His pace and trickery perhaps make him the perfect foil for Rondon, whose physical attributes would complement the Ecuadorian nicely. His goals record outside of England suggests there could be more to come in that department, while his ability to play on either flank as well as through the middle ensure he'd be an extremely useful recruit.

West Bromwich Albion's Salomon Rondon reactsWest Bromwich Albion striker Salomon Rondon

Would he be interested?

Valencia still has a point to prove in English football, so if West Brom can offer him substantially more game time than he'd get at West Ham or Everton then of course he would. Another season in which games are hard to come by would do the 27-year-old's career few favours.

What are the Baggies' chances? While the Baggies can certainly afford the £12 million, they're unlikely to pay it if they don't plan on playing him every week. There's plenty of room for him at the Hawthorns, although his future may hinge on what Everton and West Ham want to do - 7/10

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