Date: 23rd May 2021 at 7:20pm
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Dean Windass believes Chris Wood would willingly swap Burnley for West Ham United if they were to make an offer, he has told This Is Futbol.

The striker has been in exceptional form for the Clarets in recent weeks.

He has scored eight goals in his last 10 games for Sean Dyche’s side, including a superb hat-trick in the 4-0 win over Wolves.

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The former England international, , has claimed on talkSPORT that the New Zealand international would fit into the Hammers’ starting XI like a glove.

And Windass, who played for the likes of Hull , Bradford City, Middlesbrough and United throughout his storied career, thinks that Wood would be more than willing to move to the Hammers if a bid was made.

The Hammers are in need of a new striker this summer after selling Sebastien Haller to Ajax in the and failing to replace him.

Michail Antonio is their only senior centre-forward, and Windass thinks a move for Wood would be well-received by the 29-year-old.

Speaking exclusively to TIF, he said: “He’d leave Burnley for West Ham, without a shadow of a doubt, no disrespect to Burnley. He’ll get more money in .

“I’m not saying that he’s a top-four centre-forward but he’s done extremely well.

“And the other reason he’s done extremely well is Sean Dyche and the way that they play.”