West Ham ‘quite close’ to deal for Juventus’ Simone Zaza deal – Bilic
The ESPN FC crew analyse West Ham’s failure to reach the Europa League group stage, falling to a 2-1 aggregate defeat against Astra Giurgiu.
Signing Simone Zaza is a deal Slaven Bilic would love to have happen.
Simone Zaza will arrive too late to salvage West Ham’s European dream after they were dumped out by Astra Giurgiu.
For the second year running the Romanian side ended West Ham’s Europa League adventure in the qualifying rounds, and to rub salt in the wounds inflicted their first defeat at the London Stadium.
A goal from 35-year-old former Barnsley and West Brom midfielder Filipe Teixeira secured a 1-0 victory for the team currently 11th in Romanian Liga 1.
It meant a 2-1 aggregate defeat and no…
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