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Hammers chase Montenegro star

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West Ham are targeting Sporting Lisbon’s attacking midfielder Simon Vukcevic, according to the Daily Star.

The Montenegro international, 24, has scored 28 goals in 113 appearances for the Portuguese side and West Ham are keen to add to their squad ahead of a crucial run in to avoid relegation from the Barclays Premier League.

People in Portugal are of the understanding that Vukcevic is keen on a move to England and the Premier League and that West Ham are hoping to tie up a deal before the end of January.

However, Sporting want to keep Vukcevic, who is contracted until 2013. The Lisbon club currently sit third in the top tier of Portguese football but they are a massive 16 points behind leaders Porto.

A minimum release fee in his contract has also been reported as £17m and West Ham would want to pay only around a third of that.


 

Before signing for Sporting in 2007, Vuksevic played for Partisan Belgrade and Saturn Moscow Oblast.

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