Date: 11th July 2017 at 10:56pm
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Did you know that back in when the Hammers were struggling for goals, Slaven Bilic called former striker Demba Ba, asking him about a potential move back to the club he left in 2011?

Well, it was relative news to me too.

The move didn’t go through because he instead joined Besiktas on till the end of the season, however Ba now is back at Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenua.

Now such rumours have circulated this summer so far of a potential return for the Senegal man to the London Stadium, however given the lack of transfer activity in the forward line and a number of the club’s summer targets seemingly moving elsewhere, it wouldn’t surprising for Bilic to again ring up the former Chelsea and hitman.

Now 32, Ba is nearing the end of his career, however a move back to England an could still be a good move for both player and club, and here are three reasons why.