West Ham United boss Sam Allardyce is chasing Porto striker Silvestre Varela.

The Daily Express says the Hammers will switch their attention to Porto striker Varela if they fail to agree a deal for Juventus forward Fabio Quagliarella.

Allardyce is keen to bring in another front man before the transfer window closes.

Varela has scored 25 goals in 90 games for the Portuguese champions.

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