Date: 9th May 2021 at 7:33pm
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In an exclusive interview with This is Futbol, Rob Lee, who made 18 appearances for West Ham, has claimed he is happy that David Moyes decided to not waste the club’s money on a striker in January.

West Ham sold their club-record signing, , in January to for £20.25 million but despite having a bid rejected for Sevilla’s Youssef En-Nesyri, Moyes opted to not sign a replacement leaving them with just Michail Antonio.

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The 31-year old was forced off against at the beginning of April with a muscular injury, which was his fifth injury of the season and has seen him miss 13 games so far.

Speaking on why he’s glad that Moyes didn’t buy a striker in January and why they need to sign a Haller replacement this summer, Lee told This is Futbol:

We don’t know what happened, he might have put in for a few players and not been able to get the onethat he wanted, and I’d rather he did that instead of getting a player he doesn’t want.

“They certainly need somebody because as good as Antonio is when he’s playing he’s injured a lot, so they certainly need a centre forward and they cost a lot of money.”

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Nice easy one to start off with. How much do you think Declan Rice is worth?

The Hammers have not felt Antonio’s injury so bad this season because of the form has been in since he arrived on loan in January, scoring nine goals.

West Ham have been linked with Tammy Abraham this summer but the Chelsea striker is set to cost any potential suitor £40 million.