Everton and West Ham are reportedly contemplating a shock transfer to signal Roma striker Edin Dzeko this month, talkSPORT understands.
The Bosnian ahead has fallen out with supervisor Paulo Fonseca to some extent of no return and has now been made out there both on mortgage or for a everlasting switch.
In keeping with talkSPORT’s switch guru Alex Criminal, Dzeko, who scored 72 targets in 189 appearances for Manchester City from 2011-16, is now being thought of by the Premier League duo.
“Edin Dzeko’s relationship with the Roma supervisor has turned bitter,” Criminal informed talkSPORT. “He’s coaching on his personal, he’s been stripped of the captaincy, and sources in Italy are suggesting each Carlo Ancelotti and David Moyes are watching developments with curiosity.
“Everton supervisor Ancelotti would ideally need to usher in a back-up choice to Dominic Calvert-Lewin this month and we all know how West Ham would love a striker having offloaded Sebastien Haller.
“Dzeko is 34 now, he’s on excellent cash, I believe his choice is to stay in Italy, however that is one value maintaining a tally of.”
Dzeko has scored seven targets in 15 matches for Roma this season however is now struggling for recreation time following his falling out with Fonseca.
And Criminal believes it will be nice to see the Bosnian again within the English top-flight.
He added: “It could be nice to have Edin Dzeko again within the Premier League. I believe it goes beneath the radar the half he performed in Manchester City successful that title on the final recreation of the season when Aguero scored within the 94th minute.
“Dzeko is within the veteran stage of his profession, however as a back-up choice at Everton simply to take the warmth off Calvert-Lewin, and any person to return in and provides West Ham, who’re going nice weapons, a little bit of expertise.
“Possibly these two golf equipment will see this as a danger value taking.”
West Ham, in the meantime, have but to signal a alternative for Sebastien Haller this month however London Stadium chiefs are near sealing a transfer for Jesse Lingard.
The Manchester United midfielder, 28, is in talks with the Hammers over occurring mortgage till the tip of the season.
He has made simply three appearances this season and can look to spice up his probabilities of making Gareth Southgate’s England squad for Euro 2020 by enjoying common first-team soccer in east London.