West Ham battle continental competition for Elia

West Ham United boss Sam Allardyce is battling a continental field for Juventus winger Eljero Elia.

West Ham United boss Sam Allardyce is battling a continental field for Juventus winger Eljero Elia.

The Mirror says Allardyce is interested in signing Elia on loan from Juve, but faces competition for the Dutch winger from Schalke, Salzburg, Benfica and Feyenoord.

The Dutch ace is desperate to leave Turin for next season.

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