Report: West Ham offered golden chance to sign Edin Dzeko

Manuel Pellegrini, Manager of West Ham United looks dejected during the Premier League match between Manchester United and West Ham United at Old Trafford on April 13, 2019 in Manchester,...

West Ham United have reportedly been offered the chance to sign Edin Dzeko.

Manuel Pellegrini, Manager of West Ham United looks dejected during the Premier League match between Manchester United and West Ham United at Old Trafford on April 13, 2019 in Manchester,...

According to Sky Sports, Roma striker Edin Dzeko has been offered to West Ham United amid claims that Manuel Pellegrini wants to reunite with him.

Dzeko, 33, made his name with Manchester City following a 2011 move from Wolfsburg, and ended up winning two titles with the club – one under Pellegrini.

 

The Bosnian hit 72 goals in 189 games for City before leaving for Roma in 2015, where he has continued to score goals, finding the net 86 times in 171 outings.

However, Dzeko's contract expires in 2020, and with Roma reluctant to offer him a new deal given his age, it seems that he could be on the move this summer.

Sky Sports now claim that Dzeko has been offered to West Ham, and it may well be tempting for Pellegrini to strike a deal given their prior relationship at City.

Edin Dzeko of AS Roma looks dejected during the Serie A match between AS Roma and ACF Fiorentina at Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy on 3 April 2019.

In fact, The Express recently reported that West Ham were already preparing to hand Dzeko a huge £165,000-a-week deal in order to make the move to the London Stadium.

With Dzeko now offered to the Hammers, it seems that Pellegrini has a golden opportunity to land a proven Premier League striker, though such huge money on an ageing veteran may not be the best idea.

Edin Dzeko during the Italian Serie A football match between A.S. Roma and F.C. Torino at the Olympic Stadium in Rome, on january 19, 2019.

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