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SportWest Ham preparing £30m offer for Fornals

15:05  12 june  2019
15:05  12 june  2019 Source:   readsport.co

West Ham close to completing Fornals deal

West Ham close to completing Fornals deal West Ham are closing in on completing the signing of Villarreal star Pablo Fornals, according to Football Insider. The Spain international has been linked with a move to the Hammers this past week, with the London club aiming to make a big statement in the transfer market this summer. And according to the outlet, Manuel Pellegrini is closing in on his third summer signing, with a deal likely to cost up to £40million with the Spaniard ready to sign on the dotted line.

West Ham have targeted Villarreal’s Pablo Fornals after cooling their interest in Celta Vigo’s Stanislav Lobotka.

West Ham have opened talks with Villarreal over a potential £ 24million deal for attacking midfielder Pablo Fornals . The 23-year old Spain international Attacking midfielder Pablo Fornals impressed for Villarreal last season. The 23-year-old has emerged as target for West Ham director Mario Husillos.

West Ham preparing £30m offer for Fornals © David Ramos/Getty Images Sport Spain v Bosnia - International Friendly

West Ham are preparing to make a £30m offer for Villarreal star Pablo Fornals this week.

According to Football Insider, West Ham are willing to up their bid for Fornals to £30m as they look to bring the Spanish midfielder to the Premier League next season.

The report claims that West Ham have been in advanced talks with Villarreal over a deal to sign Fornals this week and they hope to agree a deal on Wednesday.

West Ham preparing £30m offer for Fornals © Fotopress/Getty Images Sport Fotopress/Getty Images Sport

West Ham are said to have already offered £20m for the midfielder, which Villarreal deemed unacceptable – with the Hammers now upping their bid.

Manuel Pellegrini worked with Fornals during his time at Malaga and could now be on course for a reunion with the Spaniard this summer if West Ham are able to iron out a deal.

The 23-year-old has scored nine times in 96 appearances for Villarreal since joining the club from Malaga in 2017.

West Ham have £29m Maxi Gomez bid accepted.
West Ham United have had a £29million offer for Celta Vigo striker Maxi Gomez accepted, but face stiff competition from Valencia, according to Sky Sports. Celta Vigo have also accepted a bid of the same value, with add-ons, from their La Liga rivals, so it’s now up to the player to decide which career path he wants to take. The 22-year-old has been a long-term target for Manuel Pellegrini and advanced talks were held in January, but West Ham would have had to pay his £43.3m release clause. Now at a cut-price, Gomez presents a good value signing which could potentially take the Hammers to the next level in their quest for European qualification.

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