Report: West Ham reach ageement to secure Emmanuel Emenike signature, medical imminent

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West Ham have reportedly sealed a deal for Fenerbahce striker Emmanuel Emenike.

According to Turkish newspaper Fanatik, West Ham have today reached an agreement to sign Fenerbahce striker Emmanuel Emenike.

The Hammers have been searching for a new striker this month, given that both Andy Carroll and Diafra Sakho have been struck down with injuries recently.

Enner Valencia scored twice against Manchester City on Saturday, but manager Slaven Bilic unsurprisingly wants to add another option to his ranks, as he chases European qualification this term.

Now, West Ham may have secured a new face, as Turkish newspaper Fanatik report that Fenerbahce forward Emmanuel Emenike is heading to East London, after the clubs agreed a deal today.

The report states that West Ham have agreed to sign Emenike on loan until the end of the season, where there will be an option for a permanent transfer, should he impress during his time at Upton Park.

The 28-year-old, who has been on loan at Al Ain in the United Arab Emirates this season, will certainly be familiar to Bilic having faced him on a number of occasions.

Whilst Bilic was managing in Russia with Lokomotiv Moscow, Emenike was playing for rivals Spartak Moscow, and then when Bilic moved over to Turkey to manage Besiktas, Emenike played for rivals Fenerbahce.

With great pace and power, Emenike should help fill the void left by the injured Sakho, and he may be hoping to win a permanent deal with the Hammers, given that he appears to have little future at Fenerbahce right now.

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