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Many sections of the media had claimed that both West Ham and Valencia have had bids accepted for Maxi Gómez, though that isn’t the case, according to ExWHUEmployee.

The insider claims that there hasn’t been a bid which has been accepted, adding that the Hammers will go in again with an attempt to sign the Celta Vigo striker.

In a column, ExWHUEmployee had already stated that any prospective deal for the Uruguayan could be stretched out, likely lasting most of the transfer window.

Even if a bid would have been accepted, it would likely be difficult to sign Gómez at the moment, as he is currently at the Copa América with Uruguay- who won their first game of the tournament 4-0 against Ecuador, with the West Ham target an unused substitute.

The striker scored 13 goals in 33 La Liga starts and two substitute appearances last season, and added five assists.

He was first reported to be a target in January by The Guardian, when there was potential of Marko Arnautovic moving to China, as was reported by The Telegraph at the time.

Despite this now being the second transfer window in a row West Ham have been monitoring Gómez, there could still be a long way to go if any deal is to be completed.