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West Ham and Southampton join the race for Red Bull Salzburg’s Austrian striker Junior Adamu

Premier League clubs West Ham and Southampton join the race for Red Bull Salzburg’s £12m striker Junior Adamu… but the Austrian international has already drawn interest from Ajax, Hertha Berlin and Red Bull Leipzig

  • West Ham and Southampton compete for Junior Adamu . from Red Bull Salzburg
  • The Austrian champions value the highly regarded 20-year-old at around £12 million
  • The striker is already attracting interest from clubs from the European top competitions
  • Ajax, Hertha Berlin and Red Bull Leipzig were among the leaders

West Ham and Southampton are following developments with Red Bull Salzburg’s Junior Adamu.

The 20-year-old striker is the latest young talent to come off the Red Bull production line and has already sparked a lot of interest from Ajax, Hertha Berlin and Red Bull Leipzig.

Adamu can play on the wing or as a central striker and scored nine goals last season, including one against Bayern Munich in the Champions League.

Junior Adamu has caught the attention of several European clubs after scoring nine goals in 43 matches

Junior Adamu has caught the attention of several European clubs after scoring nine goals in 43 matches

Adamu has one senior appearance for Austria

Adamu has one senior appearance for Austria

He is fast, skilled and direct and is under contract until 2025.

Brighton has also looked at the Nigerian attacker who has been capped by Austria from the U18 level.

Salzburg values ​​Adamu around £12million and that could be tempting for Premier League clubs.

West Ham manager David Moyes has considered a number of forwards and is also hoping to complete the signing of defender Nayef Aguerd from Rennes this week.

An offer has been made to Jesse Lingard as Moyes juggles the likes of Aston Villa pair Ollie Watkins and John McGinn, but it will be difficult to close such deals.

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