Premier League Giants in Tussle for Marko Arnautovic

Chelsea and Everton are among a number of Premier League clubs interested in acquiring the services of Marko Arnautovic, according to his agent.

The West Ham forward has scored five goals in 11 appearances this season, even though Manuel Pellegrini’s side have won just one of their last five top-flight fixtures.

Arnautovic’s agent, his brother Danjiel, says the Austrian international is considering a winter transfer window exit from the Hammers and claims a host of top sides in England are monitoring his situation.

Speaking to Gianluca Dimarzio, he said: “It’s not that he really wants to leave, but we believe this is the moment in his career when he has to take a step forward and try to win a few trophies, maybe even the Champions League,

“There are a lot of Premier League clubs tracking him. Chelsea and Everton, for example, but not only them.”

Daniel Arnautovic also suggested his client could be tempted back to Serie A, where he spent a brief period on loan with Inter in 2009-10.