Benfica striker Oscar Cardozo is a target for West Ham United boss Sam Allardyce.

The Mirror says he has Cardozo on his radar for the January market, despite adding Carlton Cole and Mladen Petric to his squad.

He said: "We tried to get three top loan strikers who play in this country but we failed to get all three. They went elsewhere and played for another club and one stayed where he was.

"We will have to try again depending how Carlton and Mladen go before the end of January. If they come good and Andy gets back there will be no need for another striker."

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