Antonio could go out on a double high

24 Jun, 2023
written by Sean Whetstone

Hammer Michail Antonio is aiming for a second winners medal in the coming weeks as Jamaica get their CONCACAF Gold Cup campaign underway this weekend.

Fresh from lifting the UEFA Europa Conference League with West Ham United, the 33-year-old forward is relishing his first tilt at a major international tournament.

Twice runners-up in their continental competition in the past eight years, the Reggae Boyz will be hoping to go one better in the United States of America and Canada.

Jamaica have been drawn in Group A alongside the USA, Trinidad and Tobago, and Saint Kitts and Nevis, and get their campaign underway on Saturday night when they face the hosts in Chicago. Antonio, who has netted three goals in seven appearances for his country.

Reports suggest the striker, who turns 34 next March, will push again push for a move this summer as he looks for his final payday before his career ends.

David Moyes blocked his move last summer and again in January, telling him there was no replacement in place.

Reports claim West Ham are interested in signing Salernitana forward Boulaye Dia this summer, which could be a replacement for Michail Antonio.

The 26-year-old Senegal international is on loan from Villarreal and has an option clause of €12million (£10.5million),



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