West Ham line up January move for 6ft 5in centre-forward

According to reports in The Sun, West Ham United among a host of Premier League clubs interested in signing £60,000-rated Hartlepool striker Connor Simpson, who has been described as the ‘new Andy Carroll’.

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Well, The Sun says that the Irons are leading top flight rivals West Bromwich Albion and Swansea City in the race to sign the highly-rated 17-year-old during the January transfer window.

Despite being yet to sign a professional contract with Hartlepool,

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