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Hammers boss Bilic sets his sights on City striker Bony

By Staff Reporter

Published 24/08/2016

Wilfried Bony has fallen out of favour at Manchester City
Wilfried Bony has fallen out of favour at Manchester City

West Ham are reportedly turning to out-of-favour Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony as they attempt to reinforce their frontline.

With Andre Ayew and Andy Caroll both side-lined due to long-term injuries, the Hammers are keen to add to their attacking options.

The club had been linked with Juventus' Simone Zaza but have now turned their attention to Bony instead after the City man was allegedly told by Pep Guardiola that he has no future at the Etihad Stadium.

Speaking about West Ham's search for a new striker, Slaven Bilic said: "We're going to try to get one (a striker) if possible and Bony is a good player."

Bony has struggled for form since joining City from Swansea in a £25m deal in January 2015. Although City want a sale to recoup some of their £150m summer spendings, it's believed West Ham are instead considering a loan deal.

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