3 reasons Burak Yilmaz would be a success at West Ham

Galatasaray's Burak Yilmaz (C) vies for the ball with Fenerbahce's Egemen Korkmaz (R) during the Turkish Sport Toto Super League football match Fenerbahce vs Galatasaray at the Fenerbahce Sukru Saracoglu Stadium, in Istanbul, on March 8, 2015. AFP PHOTO /OZAN KOSE (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)

Galatasaray striker Burak Yilmaz has been closely linked with a move to West Ham. Hammers boss Slaven Bilic has confirmed that the Turkish international striker is on his transfer list. We take a look at three reasons the Turkish international star could end up being a success at the east London based outfit.

Goal Record

There is no denying that Yilmaz is lethal in front of goal. The Turkish international has bagged 81 goals in 140 games for Galatasaray. The prolific striker scored 31 goals and 9 assists in 33 league games for Trabzonspor the season before he joined the Lions in 2012. The Lions star then went onto net eight goals in nine Champions League appearances in the 2012-13 season, playing a crucial role in guiding Galatasaray to the quarter-finals. Whether for club or country in his domestic league or the Champions League Yilmaz has proven his worth upfront.