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West Ham are possibly one striker away from making a proper top-four push in the Premier League.

Michail Antonio has scored six league goals, but he has only scored once in his last seven games for the Irons.

David Moyes clearly wants to see more from the 31-year-old, and the fact he is the club’s only first-team striker puts a lot of pressure on his shoulders.

With that in mind, we asked for your burning questions on all things West Ham for our West Ham Zone correspondent Jack Cunningham to answer, and one fan wanted to know which strikers his club would be targeting.

Thanks for the question, Ian.

Now, the Irons have been linked with so many strikers, but here we will look at three forwards who we believe are realistic signings and would improve this team.

The first is Adam Hlozek.

The 19-year-old plays for Sparta Prague, which is the other team that Daniel Kretinsky part-owns, so you would think if the Irons wanted him, they could get him easily.

He has been linked with a move to the London Stadium since January this year, and this one might finally happen in 2022 [90min].

Now, he has played a lot of senior games for Sparta, but you would think that he could be willing to arrive and play a secondary role while competing with Antonio.

Another name who has been linked is Arthur Cabral from FC Basel and the Hammers are said to have even made a bid [4-4-2.ch].

The 23-year-old is a bit older than Hlozek but still a lot younger than Antonio.

He has also started the season incredibly well and has scored 25 goals in 26 games for the Swiss side.

Now, again, you would think that he could be willing to compete with Antonio and with the Irons competing in multiple competitions, he would probably get plenty of game time.

The final realistic option could be Charles de Ketelaere from Club Brugge.
He is a 19-year-old forward who has been linked with a move to the London Stadium [Calciomercato].

He is very similar to Hlozek in the sense that he has made a good number of senior appearances for his club and has been capped by his country.

However, once again, he is young and could be willing to come in and provide an alternative to Antonio while he gets up to speed with the league.

So, there you have it, three strikers who look like they could fill a role in Moyes’ squad and provide the Scotsman with an alternative to Antonio.

In other West Ham news, GSB could still buy Kretinsky’s shares after a special clause was included in the deal.

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