Enner Valencia's agent says he is keen on Lazio transfer

Enner Valencia celebrates scoring the second goal for West Ham

The West Ham United striker has been linked with a move to the Serie A side.

Enner Valencia celebrates scoring the second goal for West HamEnner Valencia celebrates scoring the second goal for West Ham

Speaking to Italian outlet Lo Lazio Siamo Noi, Enner Valencia’s agent Gonzalo Vargas has said his client is keen on a move to Lazio.

The forward looks set to leave the Hammers this summer, especially if they secure a deal for the new striker they are desperate to bring to the club.

Serie A side Lazio are interested in his signature, with La Repubblica reporting that talks between the two clubs are progressing well.

West Ham's Enner Valencia celebrates scoring their second goalWest Ham's Enner Valencia celebrates scoring their second goal

It is believed that they are close to agreeing an initial loan deal for the Ecuadorian with a view to a permanent deal.

And Vargas has now commented on his client’s future, confirming that he is interested in a move to Lazio, while Roma are another interested party.

"He wants to leave, although he is not making an obsession out of it because he does have a good relationship with the coach and his teammates," he told Italian outlet Lo Lazio Siamo Noi.

"Lazio have shown a real interest and that's an option that Enner is particularly keen on. Roma also like him, but only Lazio have made a move through their management.”

Liverpool's Jon Flanagan in action with West Ham's Enner ValenciaLiverpool's Jon Flanagan in action with West Ham's Enner Valencia

It now remains to be seen where Valencia will end up next season given that a move is looking increasingly likely.

Lazio looked like his next destination, with reports suggesting new manager Marcelo Bielsa was keen on the striker.

However, Bielsa has now sensationally quit after just two days in charge, confirmed by the Mirror, meaning Valencia may have to find new suitors.

West Ham's Enner Valencia in action with Norwich City's Timm KloseWest Ham's Enner Valencia in action with Norwich City's Timm Klose

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