Michail Antonio is pushing to leave West Ham this summer.

That’s according to Football Transfers, who have reported that the striker is eager to leave the London Stadium and has a number of clubs interested in him.

Antonio’s potential exit comes months after The Sun reported that Everton were plotting a move for the attacker if they managed to avoid relegation.

The Toffees retained their Premier League status but are yet to make an offer for Antonio, though they could turn their attention to the 33-year-old if he continues to demand a move away.

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Antonio has spent the last eight years at West Ham and has netted 75 goals and provided 43 assists in the process, however a difficult campaign last time out may now see him look for a fresh start.

The Jamaica international had been linked with a switch to Saudi Arabia this summer but could now remain in the UK, with Celtic and Leeds United said to be monitoring the veteran.

Antonio only has a year left on his current deal with West Ham and could be available for a bargain price, though he would surely have to reduce his £85,000-a-week wages if he was to move to Goodison Park.

The striker may also want guaranteed regular first team football at his new club, while Youssef Chermiti’s arrival and Dominic Calvert-Lewin‘s return to full fitness may put Antonio off.

Michail Antonio is past it, Everton should look further than the West Ham star

Michail Antonio has been a very solid attacker for West Ham over the years, however he will turn 34 years old next season and certainly isn’t getting any better.

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The ‘awesome’ forward netted only five goals in the Premier League last season and didn’t prove to be much use in the Irons’ relegation battle.

For a player that is likely to spend most of his time on the bench, it seems like a waste of money for Everton and a step in the wrong direction.

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