West Ham United is now very close to complete the signing of Ecuadorian striker Christian Benitez. The 24-year-old spent the last season at
Despite his poor scoring rate as he netted just 4 goals in 36 appearances for
West Ham United was initially keen to sign Yakubu from Everton, but the Merseyside club showed no intention to sell the Nigerian striker. Now, West Ham has turned their focus on Christian Benitez who is also known as Chucho.
Santos Laguna has valuated the player at £7 million.
Though he could not score many goals for
West Ham United is now all set to bolster its attacking line up ahead of the next season. The club finished just a place above the relegation zone with 35 points last season.