West Ham reignite interest in £10m Inter and Italy winger Antonio Candreva

The Hammers were linked with a move last summer but opted instead for Felipe Anderson.

And while the Brazilian has been the standout player at the London Stadium this season, reports in Italy say Manuel Pellegrini could go back in for Candreva.

According to Corriere Dello Sport, the Italian international could be let go from the San Siro this month.

Candreva is clearly not part of Inter manager Luciano Spalletti's plans – the winger has featured just seven times in Serie A this season – and they would be willing to listen to offers.

Since the end of September, his game time has been limited to just 15 minutes – coming off the bench late on in the victories over AC Milan and Frosinone.

The Inter player has previously stated his desire to play in England having spent his entire career in his homeland.

He told Calcio 2000 in 2017: “I really like the Premier League – he concludes – it's really an exceptional championship, I'd like to try and play with it.”

With Manuel Lanzini still out with a cruciate ligament rupture and Andriy Yarmolenko recovering from an Achilles KO, West Ham boss Pellegrini is understandably keen to bolster his squad.

He did bring in Samir Nasri this week on a free transfer but the signing of Candreva would add further depth.

And as exclusively revealed by SunSport, Brazilian striker and Inter Milan flop Gabriel Barbosa has also been offered to the East Londoners on loan.

Barbosa, 22, was named the worst player in Serie A in 2017 but returned to Brazil last year, netting 18 goals in 35 games for Santos.

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