West Ham invited to bid for Fiorentina striker Osvaldo

West Ham United have been encouraged to bid for Fiorentina striker Daniel Pablo Osvaldo.

West Ham United have been encouraged to bid for Fiorentina striker Daniel Pablo Osvaldo.

The Times says Fiorentina want to offload the 23-year-old forward for about £7 million. He has played for the Italy Under-21 team, for whom Gianfranco Zola, the West Ham manager, was a coach.

Osvaldo's representatives have confirmed West Ham's interest, though Bologna are also keen.

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