April 19, 2021

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West Ham United hold on to Spartak Moscow striker Jordan Larsson

According to Goal, West Ham United are looking to bring Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund to the signing of Spartak Moscow striker Jordan Larsson.

With Erling Haaland being heavily linked with a summer outing, Dortmund are preparing to live without the Norwegian striker and have identified Larsson as a potential replacement.

The Hammers also want a striker after failing to replace Sebastien Haller in January, and they are keeping an eye on the Moscow star.

Sportslens view

The 23-year-old has scored 12 goals and collected five assists in 23 Russian Premier League games so far this season, and he’s one of the reasons his side are just four points behind the Zenit leader in the table.

Larsson has played primarily as a number 9 this quarter, but he’s also very capable of playing on the right wing.

He scored 10 goals in 30 games in all competitions last season, and his huge potential and quality should see him hitting the ground at West Ham if a move works.

Hammers boss David Moyes could also do with such a versatile striker who wouldn’t cost much, and the fact that Dortmund want him also says a lot.

Larsson will be eager to prove himself outside Sweden, as his father Henrik did, and a move to London Stadium this summer could excite him.

West Ham will likely play in Europe next season from a standpoint, and qualifying for the Champions League will surely increase their chances of landing the Moscow star and other top targets.

Separately, the Real Madrid star sent a message to Declan Rice.