Benjani linked to West Ham


Warriors captain Benjani Mwaruwari has become a hot property again.
Hardly a day after it was reported that the former Air Zimbabwe striker has attracted interest from Turkish club Bursaspor and Blackburn Rovers, the forceful striker is now reportedly being sought after by another English side West Ham.
West Ham is coached by Avram Grant, a former Portsmouth manager.
Portsmouth were the first team to introduce Mwaruwari to the English league from France where he turned out for AJ Auxerre.
Mwaruwari was captured for the then club record of
£4, 1 million by Harry Redknapp following recommmendations by Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger.
According to reports from England, West Ham are said to be chasing the 31 year-old although the club watered down his imminent arrival on its website
It wrote: “Sky Sports News, in broadcasts today, are implying that we`re one of three clubs that wish to hold talks with the thirty-one year old striker who has had spells at Portsmouth, Manchester and Sunderland without being a great success.
“As far as Premier League statistics go, Benjani played 70 times for Portsmouth, netting 19 goals, at Manchester City it was 23 games with four goals and at Sunderland eight appearances with 0 goals.
“Not exactly a goal scoring sensation is he?
“Should we leave well alone or can he do a job for West Ham United Football Club?”
West Ham are home to South African striker Benni McCarthy.