first_imgWest Ham are preparing a bid for Sampdoria midfielder Pedro Obiang, according to reports in Italy.The Hammers have been very active in this summer’s transfer window, bringing in five new players and spending £12million on World Cup star Enner Valencia.Despite bringing in Diego Poyet and Cheikhou Kouyate, Sam Allardyce is still keen to reinforce his midfield, and TMW claim he has placed Obiang at the top of his list of transfer targets.The 22-year-old midfielder is capped by Spain at under-21 level, while he has also made 98 appearances for Sampdoria.Obiang has previously been linked with Manchester City, Chelsea and Tottenham, and West Ham have been told they must pay an asking price of £4m if they wish to secure his services. 1 Pedro Obiang in action for Sampdoria last_img