By Mike Southey

16th Oct, 2021 | 7:15am

West Ham want to sign RB Salzburg sensation Roko Simic

West Ham United want to sign RB Salzburg attacking sensation Roko Simic, according to Jeunes Footeux.

The online outlet have reported that Real Madrid, Spurs and Leipzig are just some of the admirers watching the 18-year-old very closely.

It is suggested that the value of the Croatian is set to soar as time progresses, with clubs backed to move quickly to prevent that.

Simic is backed to have a huge future in the world of football, with his list of admirers growing every single day.

Compared to Borussia Dortmund and Norway goal machine Erling Haaland, he has a lot to live up to as he looks to continue making a name for himself.

Currently, on loan at second-tier Liefering in Austria’s second tier, Simic has already scored seven goals in his 10 appearances there.

Get it done.

With every striker that is linked to the Irons, it becomes more and more clear that we should be desperate to get one of these deals over the line.

Michail Antonio is still our only out-and-out senior striker and has been since Sebastien Haller left back in January to join Ajax.

The Jamaican turned down the opportunity to represent his country in this latest break, instead opting to recover ahead of the Premier League return this weekend.

Imagine if he had gone, he would have faced a race against time to return but also a race with his own fitness to recover given his awful injury luck.

Bringing in a younger striker in January could be perfect, as it would likely give him the rest of this and next season as an understudy to perfectly learn our ways before replacing Antonio.

Could that be Simic?

In other West Ham United news, Fabrizio Romano has claimed that this ‘Awesome’ star is set to make a decision on his future amid Irons interest

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