West Ham United have agreed private phrases with Sassuolo striker Gianluca Scamacca forward of a £36m switch, with the participant now set to journey to London for a medical, 90min understands.
The highly effective Italian striker has emerged as West Ham’s high goal after a transfer for Chelsea’s Armando Broja stalled, regardless of the Albanian exhibiting a robust curiosity in shifting to the London Stadium on a everlasting foundation.
Scamacca scored 16 targets in 36 Serie A video games final season, sixth greatest within the division, and 90min revealed on Friday that the closing touches have been being put to a deal that might be value round £36m for Sassuolo – with 30.5 million kilos of that determine is assured.
90min now understands that private phrases have been agreed with Scamacca, and it is anticipated that he’ll signal a five-year contract with West Ham pending the profitable completion of a medical.
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Scamacca will now fly to England to finish the formalities of the deal, with West Ham hoping to announce him as their fourth large summer season signing in the approaching days – offers for Nayef Aguerd, Alphonse Areola and Flynn Downes have already been accomplished.
Elsewhere, the Hammers proceed to barter a deal for Eintracht Frankfurt full-back Filip Kostic, however know they need to totally persuade the Serb that the undertaking on supply in east London is extra interesting than enjoying Champions League soccer with final season’s Europa League aspect winner.
Talks are ongoing together with his agent and representatives, who’ve additionally been concerned within the Scamacca deal, and West Ham hope he may be satisfied to be a part of David Moyes’ formidable aspect – regardless that Kostic has only one 12 months left on his Frankfurt contract, which implies that the 29-year-old might be free to barter a contract with golf equipment from overseas already in January.