David Moyes insists he has the full backing of the West Ham board to find a striker.
are disappointed with the transfer window and have so far turned down offers to buy
, while the interest in
of Reims and Montpellier’s
has not a positive result for them.
and Adam Armstrong of
are other options asMoyes
tried to replaceSebastian Haller
, who was sold toAjax
for £20 million.
Owners David Sullivan and David Gold sanctioned some major expenses under Manuel Pellegrini, but Moyes wants more flexibility in spending this month.
“The board have backed me greatly since I have been here, anything I have really asked for,”
“But I also know I am not someone who is going to go and ask for money in a period of time in football where wages can’t be paid.
“Do I want a top striker? I certainly do, I really do, to help us. But I am also mindful that football clubs, a lot of them, are on the verge of going bust, and I have got to make sure that I do things correctly.
West Ham won four of their 2021 wins in the
on Tuesday night with a 2-1 win over