Hammers chasing Torino talent
Newcastle are leading the chase to land Torino youngster Raffaelle Maiorano.
The Magpies are beating off competition from West Ham, Cardiff, and West Brom for the Italian striker, according to Turin daily Tuttosport.
Juventus, Roma, and Siena are also tracking the talented 18-year-old, who plays in the Tornio youth team, but his agent believes his future lies firmly in the Premier League.
Maiorano’s agent Massimo Vrenna, said: “Raffaelle is a huge talent, and ready for a big step in his career. We will try everything to bring him to England, where plenty of clubs have already demonstrated their desire to sign him.”