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According to 90Min, West Ham United are now stepping up their interest in signing Sparta Prague striker Adam Hlozek.

It’s claimed that the Hammers have been watching Hlozek in recent month, and even considered a bid for him in January.

West Ham are hoping to get a deal done, and Hlozek is thought to be interested in a move to the Hammers because they can give him playing time.

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Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund and Juventus are also keen on Hlozek, but that playing time stance may give West Ham the upper hand.

Additionally, West Ham already have two Czech stars in Vladimir Coufal and Tomas Soucek, which must give Hlozek confidence that he can follow suit.

Soucek and Hlozek allegedly share an agent, so West Ham have real hope of beating some of Europe’s biggest clubs to Hlozek’s signature.

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The 18-year-old has hit five goals and seven assists in 14 games this season, showing his huge potential whilst playing up front or out wide.

West Ham need to find a striker to help Michail Antonio, and Hlozek could be their man in an exciting move for David Moyes and co.

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