Over in Serie A, the reigning titleholders could be ripe for a transfer swoop.
After surprising everyone by luring Cristiano Ronaldo away from Real Madrid, Juventus are faced with having to balance their books, fearful of a Financial Fair Play Regulation breach.
That very fact could, according to the Italian news source, calciomercato, see the Italian club part-company with a midfielder who is, according to our referenced source, interesting three Premier League clubs.
The player in question is the 25-year-old Italian midfielder Stefano Sturaro.
Sturaro was signed, for a fee of €9.5 million from Genoa, but Juventus are looking for a transfer fee of €20 million for the player.
But, will, after all the expenditure of this summer, the budget stretch that far or indeed can the Hammers hierarchy convince Sturaro to come to the club.
However, if a move is on the cards then the Premier League looks the best option for the player with Frankfurt, Genoa and Fiorentina all pulling out of the race for the player after being told the price.
Unfortunately, time is of the essence with the transfer window set to slam shut on Thursday.
Is this a deal the Hammers might be able to wrap up in the time available?
Is it a deal that would get your full approval?
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