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West Ham eye shock move for Forlan

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West Ham are in line to offer Diego Forlan a Premier League return in January, according to talkSPORT.

The Hammers have found goals hard to come by so far this season, with record signing Andy Carroll yet to feature due to injury and only two of their players (Ravel Morrison and Ricardo Vaz Te) managing to find the back of the net more than once.

Sam Allardyce is looking to add another striker to his squad after admitting he has no idea when Carroll will be back in contention and Uruguayan record cap holder Forlan is apparently his main target.

The 34-year-old forward has experience of Premier League football after two seasons with Manchester United, where he struggled to make an impact - scoring 17 times in 98 appearances.

However, Forlan went on to become a prolific goalscorer in La Liga for Villarreal and then Atletico Madrid, before joining Italian giants Inter Milan.

Forlan, who was the joint top scorer at the 2010 World Cup and has 36 goals for his country, now plays for Brazilian side Internacional and has continued his goalscoring touch.

The player is said to be keen on a return to Europe ahead of next summer's World Cup and West Ham have now emerged as favourites for his signature. 


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