David Moyes has admitted West Ham will not be making additions during the January transfer window just for the sake of doing so.

As shared on Football.London, the Hammers boss claims that getting the right signings in midway through the season is often very difficult, but he insists he would love to bolster his squad.

The Hammers are currently fourth in the Premier League table despite losing their last two games, and they could do with some quality additions during the winter to keep their chances of finishing in the Champions League positions alive.

Moyes replied when asked how hard it is for the London Stadium outfit to bring in reinforcements in January: “I think if it was as easy as buying players then I think we would all do it so I’m not sure that it’s just as easy as saying go and buy players and you’ll do better.

“I think West Ham have bought quite a lot of players in the past and to be able to spend the money which the supporters asked them to do. But if you don’t get that right then it makes it very difficult and it doesn’t always work.

“So I think you have to buy the right players then you might need players who need time to settle in. So of course we’d like to strengthen and of course, we want you to keep improving and challenge the teams at the top.

“But say it sounds as if the question you’re asking it is dead easy just go and spend more money and that makes it better. I don’t really believe that as the answer to.”

Little activity hinted at?

Moyes did not categorically state if West Ham will be making signings or not, but he is making it clear that nothing is guaranteed.

Landing Jesse Lingard during the last January transfer window made all the difference in the second half of the campaign, and they need such an inspired addition again this term.

Michail Antonio could really do with a quality cover, and while the other attackers in the club have come close to contributing as much as he has in front of goal, a fresh option capable of leading the line effectively well is needed.

The Jamaican international striker has six goals and three assists in 12 games, while Jarrod Bowen and AFCON-bound Algerian international Said Benrahma have both been involved in six goals each.

With Angelo Ogbonna out of the season, Issa Diop, Craig Dawson and Kurt Zouma are the only centre-back options available to West Ham, and whether that will be enough to keep them going across four competitions next year remains to be seen.

In other West Ham news, an amazing attacker is making personal arrangements for Hammers switch in January.

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