The summer transfer window has been something of a mixed bag for West Ham United so far, but there's still plenty of time for that to change.
They kicked it off in superb style with the impressive £25m acquisition of Spanish international Pablo Fornals from Villarreal who looks like a fantastic addition.
He's comfortable playing anywhere across the midfield and will add guile, technical ability and flair alongside the likes of Felipe Anderson and Manuel Lanzini. West Ham's creative options look like arguably the best outside the "big six" so there's plenty of potential for them to really go and build on that 10th placed finish last term.
But if they are to do that then they need someone who's going to put the ball in the back of the net and at the moment, their options are limited in the striking department with only Javier Hernandez and forgotten man Jordan Hugill on the books.
They only had one player last season to hit double figures in the Premier League and he has now moved on, with Marko Arnautovic finally getting his transfer to the Chinese Super League where he's joined Shanghai SIPG.
The Austrian is a superb player on his day but his horrendous attitude led to the Hammers agreeing to a cut price deal to get him out the club, with them receiving a reported £22.5m - a small figure for a player of his quality.
A replacement is needed ASAP with the club back in pre-season training and for some time Celta Vigo striker Maxi Gomez has been his top target. He's a Uruguay international who's just 22 years of age, a proven goalscorer in La Liga with bags of potential, so signing him would be a massive coup and he could potentially lead the line for many years.
But despite agreeing to pay his £45m release clause, the deal looks set to fall through following a disagreement over the payment structure. Valencia look set to swoop in and hijack the deal meaning West Ham are going to have to look elsewhere.
Step forward Gonzalo Higuain...