West Ham are considering signing veteran striker Graziano Pelle, according to The Sun.

The Hammers are looking to bring in a striker in the winter transfer window. David Moyes has been left short on options given that Michail Antonio has struggled with injury issues and Sebastien Haller has failed to find consistency.

Pelle recently left Shandong Luneng after scoring 52 goals for them in 106 games. Due to his age, Pelle will not be an ideal option for the Hammers.

He has not played in the Premier League for more than four years, after leaving Southampton in 2016.

The report added that West Ham could face competition from Italian teams for the striker. It is believed that the 34-year-old would prefer to move back to his homeland.

Pelle is unlikely to be a signing that will get the Hammers fans excited. Besides offering advice to younger players, it is unlikely that he will be able to score goals regularly in the English top-flight.

Given their current league position, Moyes should look for a striker that can score more consistently, so the club can aim for a place in the top ten.

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