'Now or never' - Pundit urges Chris Wood to consider Burnley future amid West Ham links
Chris Wood enjoyed another terrific partner campaign which has attracted wellbeing from Burnleys Premier League rivals
Chris Wood may not obtain a correct opportunity to theatre in Europe if a West Ham bear were to materialise, according to Gabriel Agbonlahor.
The expired Aston Villa striker and TalkSport egghead has suggested Wood should bear the plunge and bring away from Turf Moor if he wishes to more his career.
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Wood hit twofold figures for a third consecutive Premier League season, notching up 12 as he accounted for over a third of Burnley's goals for the campaign.
His congeal in the end stages of the season was exceptional, scoring eight and assisting three in the hole of eight matches, including a clinical hat-trick in the ecstasy over Wolves, his top in the Premier League.
The New Zealand international calmness has two years left on his Clarets covenant after expressive to Turf Moor in the summer of 2017 for a then club-record £15million price and the club are absorbed on retaining their monarch striker, who is instrumental to the club's success.
Wood himself insists he is merry with life at Lancashire but Agbonlahor - who moderately ironically spent his entire vocation at Aston Villa, even if it's the bastinado he supports - feels the striker commit not secure a change opportunity to make on the European stage if a West Ham manage were to arise.
“Wood’s a very, extraordinary upstanding artist and wherever he goes, that pair is going to achieve goals out of him,” Agbonlahor .
“Maybe West Ham would be good. They’ve only got Antonio so they privation to covering and maybe he could apportion them a different elegance of player. You don’t desire the duplicate genus of striker on the bench.
“They’ve got the Europa League too, so West Ham likely need two further strikers. Wood would be a ethical option.
“I really like him, hardworking, physical, righteous in the air, he’s a celebrated finisher as well.
“At 29, he’s going to inclination that bear now. It’s now or never.
“Once you secure into your thirties those moves become harder. If I was him I’d be pushing through that take this summer.”