West Ham Prepare Complex Deal For Real Madrid Starlet Joselu

Allardyce keen on big striker.

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West Ham are trying to wrangle an elaborate deal to sign young Real Madrid striker Joselu, according to The Daily Mirror.

The east Londoners are keen on cut-price deal that includes a ‘buy-back’ clause – meaning the Spanish champions can bring Joselu back to Madrid in the next two summers if he impresses in the Premier League.

The 22-year-old scored 26 goals for Real’s B team last season and boss Jose Mourinho is now considering letting the youngster leave the Bernabeu on loan. Madrid will also consider offers of around £7 million for the 6 foot 3 inch striker but will insist any deals include a buy-back option.

The Spain Under-21 international, who has caught the eye of Arsene Wenger last season and the Arsenal boss is also monitoring the situation.

But Allardyce is determined to steal a march on his London rivals and is willing to offer a reduced buy-back price of just £1.5 million for next summer and £2 million for 2013.

The Spanish giants have rejected the deal but will encourage West Ham to increase their bid for Joselu.

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