AS Roma will send an envoy to London to discuss a transfer for Italian striker Gianluca Scamacca with West Ham, according to a report from Fabrizio Romano.
Former Sassuolo striker Scamacca endured an underwhelming debut season with the Hammers, with injuries disrupting his rhythm for the side.
AS Roma director Tiago Pinto will travel to London to present a proposal to sign the Italy international on loan as the Giallorossi are prepared to spend majority of the 2023-24 season without striker Tammy Abraham, who ruptured his Anterior Cruciate Ligament on the final day of the 2022-23 season.
Scamacca ended his season with West Ham by claiming the UEFA Europa Conference League title but played no part in the latter stages of the campaign as he sat out through injury.
AS Roma set to continue recruitment drive with Gianluca Scamacca
Roma have been busy in the early days following the 2022-23 season as they look to strengthen their squad for manager Jose Mourinho after they lost the Europa League final to Sevilla.
AS Roma director Tiago Pinto will be in London later this week in order to advance in negotiations with West Ham for Gianluca Scamacca 🇮🇹 #WHUFC
Roma will ask for Scamacca on loan as replacement for Tammy Abraham after ACL injury.
ℹ️ Roma are also set to sign Evan N’Dicka. pic.twitter.com/lhuadv96WQ
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) June 13, 2023
The Giallorossi have added French-Algerian midfielder Houssem Aouar to their squad for free and are on the verge of signing Evan N’dicka as a free agent from Eintracht Frankfurt. They will look to make Scamacca their third signing.
Scamacca did not enjoy his first season in England, scoring four goals in 20 appearances across all competitions. The 24-year-old was often mis-profiled by Hammers boss David Moyes who failed to play to his strengths.
A move to Roma will provide a chance for Scamacca to re-establish himself as one of the best young strikers in the world and regain the form that made PSG consider signing him last summer.
West Ham could also lose their star midfielder Declan Rice this summer, but the 24-year-old has suggested that he could stay at the London club.