#sports activities West Ham hope to wrap up £53m club record deal for Lyon star Lucas Paqueta
West Ham hope to wrap up £53m deal for Lyon star Lucas Paqueta with the midfielder flying in for a medical as David Moyes’ aspect look to seal club record signing on a five-year deal
- Lucas Paqueta’s £53million transfer to West Ham seems to be set to be accomplished
- The 24-year-old midfielder has spent the final two seasons at Ligue 1 aspect Lyon
- The Brazilian midfielder is ready to be part of the Hammers on a five-year deal
West Ham hope to full the £50.8million signing of Lyon midfielder Lucas Paqueta following his medical on Sunday.
The Brazilian, who will signal a 5 yr contract, was due to fly into London on Saturday night after West Ham agreed a payment of £36.4m plus an additional £14.4m in bonuses.
The information comes after weeks of hypothesis relating to the previous AC Milan midfielder’s future, with West Ham having a number of decrease bids rejected earlier than the settlement was reached.
Brazilian midfielder Lucas Paqueta is ready to be part of West Ham from Lyon on a five-year deal
West Ham boss David Moyes has introduced in seven new arrivals to date this summer season
The information will come as a coup to Hammers followers, with Paqueta having gained 33 caps for his native Brazil and appears set to characteristic for Tite’s squad within the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Paqueta made his worldwide debut for the Selecao again in 2018, and was a part of the Brazil squad that lifted the Copa Libertadores on dwelling soil the next yr.
Paqueta will develop into West Ham’s eighth signing of the summer season in the event that they get a deal over the road.
David Moyes has additionally bolstered his defence with goalkeeper Alphonse Areola, centre-back pair Nayef Aguerd and Thilo Kehrer, and full-back Emerson Palmieri, whereas Gianluca Scamacca and Maxwel Cornet have arrived in assault.
Bruges captain Hans Vanaken can be a switch goal for the east London club
The Hammers boss additionally desires to add Bruges captain Hans Vanaken earlier than the tip of the switch window.
Bruges have rebuffed West Ham’s provides of round £11m to date saying they don’t want to promote their captain however the 30-year-old has requested to go as he believes that is his final probability to play within the Premier League.
Vanaken has spent the whole lot of his senior profession in his native Belgium, and has gained 5 league titles throughout his seven yr stint with Bruges.