Chris Wooden ‘may match into West Ham’s facet with out hesitation’, insists Trevor Sinclair.
The Burnley striker has hit double figures in objectives for 4 consecutive season since arriving from Leeds in 2017.
West Ham are prone to be available in the market for a brand new striker with Michail Antonio the membership’s solely quantity 9 following the January departure of Sebastien Haller to Ajax.
And former Hammers midfielder Sinclair believes Wooden might be the reply for David Moyes’ facet.
He instructed talkSPORT: “You take a look at what David Moyes has constructed at West Ham during the last 12, 18 months and Chris Wooden may match right into a facet like that with no hesitation.
“Whether or not a membership goes to pay the cash, I’m unsure what he’d price, however you’d solely know should you give him the chance.
“It’s whether or not somebody goes to pay the cash as a result of he’s clearly the talisman.”
With West Ham edging nearer to securing European soccer subsequent season, Sinclair is uncertain whether or not Wooden, 29, would be capable of step as much as that stage.
He stated: “It’s the fourth season that he’s obtained double figures in a well-organised Burnley staff. That’s good going.
“Age might be going towards him – he’s 29 now. However should you take a look at the final 14 objectives Burnley have scored, he’s been concerned in 11 of them.
“His involvement – eight objectives and three assists – it’s large to the staff.
“I’ve been a bit disenchanted, I do know he’s had harm issues this 12 months, however Ashley Barnes hasn’t featured a lot along with his objectives or availability.
“However Wooden has stepped up and he has a very good relationship with [Matej] Vydra in that ultimate third.
“He does a very good job. However whether or not he’s adequate to step as much as an even bigger membership, I’m unsure.”