West Ham complete loan signing of Saïd Benrahma from Brentford

Guardian
West Ham pay £5m loan fee as part of ‘complicated’ dealClub obliged to eventually turn move into £25m signing West Ham have signed Saïd Benrahma on loan with an obligation to buy next summer after concerns raised by the winger’s medical forced them into last-minute negotiations over the transfer with Brentford.Benrahma was poised to complete a permanent move to West Ham for £30m before the deadline for Premier League clubs to play players from English Football League sides passed, only for the deal to stall following a late twist. West Ham resumed talks with Brentford after medical checks left the Algerian’s move in doubt and managed to reach an agreement over new terms with the Championship window after a day full of uncertainty. Related: Men's transfer window summer 2020 – all deals from Europe's top five leagues And breathe! #WelcomeSaid pic.twi...
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