The striker joined the Hammers for £4 million last summer after he failed to impress during a two-year stint at London rivals Arsenal, as reported by the BBC. But Perez has scored just six goals in 19 games under Manuel Pellegrini.
He has also made a grand total of four Premier League starts, despite Javier Hernandez’s struggles, Andy Carroll’s injury issues and the uncertainty surrounding Marko Arnautovic’s future.
As a result, the 30-year-old would jump at the chance to kick-start his career in Spain this summer if West Ham are willing to cash in. Estadio Deportivo suggests that they would listen to offers with a move to Real Betis understood to be Perez’s priority.
Betis boss Quique Setien is a big fan of the jet-heeled forward, who was likened to Jamie Vardy during his 17 goal La Liga campaign with Deportivo La Coruna in 2015/16. The former Las Palmas coach has even encouraged Perez to seek a move away from the London Stadium.
Real Betis are also interested in Sociedad forward Juanmi, however, and it seems that it will be a case or one or the other.
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