Benfica striker Darwin Nunez currently on West Ham United Radar

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As the transfer window is coming to an end it was noted that West Ham United are reportedly interested in signing Benfica striker Darwin Nunez before Monday’s 11pm deadline of the transfer window.

According to information gathered saying that the 22-year-old is the latest name who the Hammers have identified as a potential target, with David Moyes desperate to recruit a new centre-forward to provide competition for Michail Antonio.

Following the report from sky Sports News reporter Dharmesh Sheth who claimed that West Ham are pushing to sign Nunez with one of his sources claiming that a fee has been agreed between both clubs.

Based on Sheth report which shows that the deal could prove challenging to complete as the Uruguayan is currently away on international duty in his native South America for their World Cup qualifiers.

With Nunez,who is under contract with Benfica until June 2025, has previously been linked with a host of clubs across Europe, including the likes of Arsenal, Manchester City, Newcastle United and Borussia Dortmund.

It was noted that the Benfica’s talisman has excelled for the Portuguese giants so far this season, netting 20 goals in 25 appearances across all competitions.

West Ham are also understood to been keeping tabs on Reims’ teenage forward Hugo Ekitike and Toulouse’s English striker Rhys Healey.