West Ham United don't need to sign Stephan El Shaarawy

Liverpool's English midfielder James Milner (R) and Liverpool's German goalkeeper Loris Karius (L) block a shot on goal by Roma's Italian striker Stephan El Shaarawy (C) during the UEFA...

Manuel Pellegrini's West Ham United side are said to be keen on Stephan El Shaarawy.

Stefan El Shaarawy of AS Roma competes for the ball with Iago Falque of Torino FC during the Serie A match between AS Roma and Torino FC at Stadio Olimpico on March 9, 2018 in Rome, Italy.

According to TMW, West Ham United are interested in signing Stephan El Shaarawy, but Manuel Pellegrini’s side simply do not need the Italian.

West Ham already have enough options in attacking midfield, especially with Manuel Lanzini coming back.

 

The Hammers have Lanzini, Michail Antonio, Felipe Anderson, Grady Diangana and Marko Arnautovic, who can play out wide.

And the signing of El Shaarawy would only be giving Pellegrini even more of a headache over selection.

Liverpool's Croatian defender Dejan Lovren (L) vies with Roma's Italian striker Stephan El Shaarawy, during the UEFA Champions League semi-final second leg football match between AS Roma...

West Ham do have a need for additions in January. There has been weaknesses exposed in their squad over the first half of the season.

Pellegrini could do with an injection of quality in central midfield and more depth at full-back.

As a result, spending part of his budget on El Shaarawy would be questionable, and West Ham would be better off focusing their attention on other targets, where additions are more important.

Liverpool's English midfielder James Milner (R) and Liverpool's German goalkeeper Loris Karius (L) block a shot on goal by Roma's Italian striker Stephan El Shaarawy (C) during the UEFA...

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