Top English Premier League Club Ready to Spend £30M to Sign Super Eagles Forward Emmanuel Dennis

Top English Premier League Club Ready to Spend £30M to Sign Super Eagles Forward Emmanuel Dennis

Chukwu Ikechukwu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:02 PM
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  • West Ham are seeking to bolster their attacking line-up for the 2022/23 season and has identified Emmanuel Dennis as a key transfer target
  • The London Club will be expected to pay between £20 million to £30 million for the Super Eagles striker if the deal should see the light of day
  • Dennis has been impressive for the Hornets in his first season in the English Premier League, emerging as the club’s top scorer this campaign

Super Eagles forward, Emmanuel Dennis is not short on offers as the summer transfer window draws near following his impressive performances for Watford this season.

The 24-year-old Nigerian has scored a total of 10 goals in the English Premier League prompting the attention of West Ham and David Moyes.

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Emmanuel Dennis has four years left on his Watford contract, having arrived for just £3million from Club Brugge last summer. Photo by Luke Walker
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The Hammers manager will be looking to add to his attacking ranks in the summer, as Michail Antonio is presently his sole option at the London Stadium.

According to a report via The Guardian, Dennis is said to be worth up to £30 million by Watford and the London club are willing to part with the large sum to sign the 24-year-old forward.

West Ham are confident they can sign Dennis next summer as Watford will have no choice but to sell off the Super Eagles striker following their relegation from the Premier League.

Dennis set for crucial talks with Watford

Meanwhile, Emmanuel Dennis is already considering his future with Watford following the Hornets’ relegation to the English Championship.

According to the Daily Mirror, the 24-year-old’s representatives are set to hold talks with Watford next week after their final game, at Chelsea on Sunday.

Dennis' contract with Watford still has four years left on it after joining from Belgian club Club Brugge for under £3 million last summer.

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Earlier, Sports Brief reported Emmanuel Dennis looks almost certain to depart Vicarage Road when the season ends as the Super Eagles attacker has been attracting lots of interest from top European teams.

The 24-year-old has had a remarkable first season in the English Premier League as he has scored a total of 10 league goals for Watford this season.

Villareal has now indicated an interest in the Nigerian forward and will likely make a bid for the striker when the summer transfer window opens.

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Chukwu Ikechukwu Godwin is a journalist with over 9 years of experience in the Nigerian media industry. He has worked both in Radio (Today FM, Rhythm FM, Wish FM) and Television (Silverbird TV) as a Sports Analyst..