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West Ham have signed Polish international goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski from Swansea City for a £7million fee. The 33-year-old is currently with his country at the World Cup.
Talks are ongoing to sign the Brazilian, though Lazio are understood to have asked for extra sell-on clauses. West Ham signed Diop from Toulouse for £21.9m after agreeing personal terms.
West Ham are close to finalising the signing of Issa Diop after a breakthrough in talks over personal demands. The parties had initially been some way apart on wages.
Corriere dello Sport report that PSG's Argentina international has turned down a move to the Premier League to return to Italy. He had emerged as a shock target for West Ham.
The 21-year-old is still to agree personal terms with initial proposals some degree apart from what the defender was hoping for. Other clubs, including Fulham and Everton have expressed interest,
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Sevilla have also made an offer for the 21-year-old centre back though less than West Ham. A fee is still to be agreed while he is also looking for greater personal terms than have been proposed.
Mario Gotze 'wants a move to England' to revive his career after failing to earn a place at the World Cup with Arsenal among five clubs weighing up a move for him.
The Brazilian is open to a move to London and is ready to link up with Manuel Pellegrini but West Ham are still short of Lazio's valuation, which is believed to be around £35m.