By Tony Hughes

Italian striker Simone Zaza could be on his way out of West Ham just two months after joining, according to a report.

The Daily Mirror reports that Valencia boss Cesare Prandelli is keen on signing the striker, currently on a season-long loan with West Ham, with Napoli also monitoring the player.

Zaza has struggled to settle at West Ham, and the east London club are suffering a shocking start to their Premier League season. They are currently 18th – in the relegation zone – with just four points from seven games.

As part of the loan deal, West Ham will be obliged to sign Zaza in a permanent deal if he plays a certain number of games.

Jack Sullivan, the son of West Ham co-owner David Sullivan, revealed on his personal Twitter account on Tuesday in an exchange with a supporter that the stipulated number is 14 matches. He deleted the Tweet shortly after sending it.

slack-for-ios-upload-14The Italy international, 25, is struggling to adapt to the Premier League following his summer loan-to-buy transfer and has failed to score for the London club.

In other West Ham transfer news, this Arsenal player has heaped praise on the Hammers after his two-season loan.