West Ham monitoring 6ft 7in tall Genk striker as player prepares for Europa League audition

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According to recent reports, David Moyes’ West Ham United are set to make a decision on whether or not to pursue Genk striker Paul Onuachu once the two sides face each other in the Europa League next month.

That’s according to a recent report from Sport Voetbal Magazine, who claims the commanding forward could be heading to London in the near future.

Onuachu, 27, joined Genk in 2019 following a £5.4m move from Danish side FC Midtjylland.

Since arriving in Belgium, the Nigerian-born striker, who stands at a whopping 6ft 7in tall, has been in excellent form.

Having featured in 81 matches, in all competitions, the 27-year-old has already racked up a hugely impressive 56 goals and seven assists.

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With Genk set to play West Ham in the Europa League next month, according to Sport Voetbal, the Hammers, who are big admirers could look to launch a January transfer approach – so long as the player continues to impress.

The Hammers were heavily linked with a move for Onuachu earlier in the summer (All Nigeria Soccer and Voetbal Belgie), however, after it was claimed Genk wanted as much as £25m in exchange for the striker, a move failed to materialise.

That could all be set to change come the winter window though – Let us know in the comments if you think Onuachu would be a hit at West Ham.

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