West Ham United are reportedly lining up a £1.8m offer for Sporting Gijon midfielder Ocsar Trejo, as manager Sam Allardyce looks to add some attacking talent to his squad ahead of the 2013/14 campaign.
The Argentinian scored five goals in the Spanish Segunda last season and helped Sporting Gijon to a tenth-placed finish.
It is believed the club are holding out for an offer of around £2.5m before they will agree to let the playmaker leave the club.
Toulous and Olympiakos have both had bids for the 25-year-old knocked back, and it is understood the player favours a move to the Premier League with the east Londoners.
Trejo began his career at home-club Boca Juniors before leaving to Mallorca. He has also enjoyed loan spells at Rayo Vallecano, the former home of Premier League star Michu, and Elche.
The Hammers have recently been forced to pull-out of a deal for Estudiantes forward Duvan Zapate after the player failed to acquire a work permit. Allardyce's attention has now turned to Trejo and he will hope to finalise the transfer for the player sooner rather than later.
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