David Moyes spoke out about West Ham transfer targets amid the deadline heat

David Moyes, has openly acknowledged his admiration for various players as the club continues its efforts to bolster the squad ahead of the impending September 1 deadline, writes the WHZ. The Hammers have been actively involved in the summer transfer market, with significant developments such as the sale of Declan Rice to Arsenal and the addition of four new players. However, the club remains open to further arrivals, with potential moves linked to Filip Kostic and Hugo Ekitike.

The quest to fortify the forward line has been at the forefront of Moyes’ agenda this summer, especially following the departure of Gianluca Scamacca to Atalanta. While the Scottish manager refrained from discussing specific players’ names, his recent comments highlighted his broader admiration for talent beyond his own team.

During a media interaction on Thursday, as reported by Sky Sports on Twitter, Moyes emphasized his stance, saying, “A player at another club, you wouldn’t get me commenting on a player at another club. I’m an admirer of a lot of players, but again I would never comment about a player at another club.”

While it’s customary for managers to avoid commenting on players from rival clubs, Moyes’ candid acknowledgment of his admiration suggests that West Ham’s efforts in the transfer market might not be concluded just yet. The necessity for a new forward within the team is well recognized by everyone associated with the club, including Moyes. Despite the financial constraints and the narrowing window for transfers, the possibility of new recruits arriving at the London Stadium remains intriguing.

West Ham’s pursuit of Corinthians striker Yuri Alberto encountered an unexpected setback, causing Moyes and the decision-makers at the club to adjust their plans for forward signings. As a result, Hugo Ekitike emerges as a prospective addition and is seen as the next target on the club’s shopping list.

As the transfer window’s closing day often brings about a flurry of last-minute activity, Moyes’ cautious approach in discussing potential transfers for both Kostic and Ekitike might indicate that significant developments might not transpire immediately. However, the nature of deadline day implies that West Ham could potentially make a late surge to secure signings before the window slams shut.

With uncertainty and anticipation building around West Ham United’s transfer endeavors, fans are left to eagerly await developments that could reshape the squad dynamics and potentially enhance the team’s performance in the upcoming season.