Report: Arthur Masuaku flies into London to complete £6m West Ham switch

Arthur Masuaku

The Frenchman is set to join the Hammers this weekend.

Olympiacos' Arthur Masuaku and Anderlecht's Dennis Praet in actionOlympiacos' Arthur Masuaku and Anderlecht's Dennis Praet in action

It is being reported that West Ham are making a move for Olympiakos left-back Arthur Masuaku.

SDNA in Greece is reporting that the French defender is on the verge of sealing a move to the club. They claim that the 22-year-old talent flew into London this morning in order to finalise the details of a move and to undergo a medical with the Hammers.

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The deal is rumoured to be in the region of €10 million (£8.5 million) although ESPN report that the move is more likely to be nearer the £6 million region.

West Ham have been looking for a new left-back all summer but the search was recently intensified with the injury suffered by their only natural left-back on the books, Aaron Cresswell.

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West Ham were on the brink of signing Inter Milan defender Davide Santon on loan last week but the deal collapsed after he failed a medical at the club.

Masuaku, who joined the Greek side from Valenciennes in 2014, is a former French under-19 international who has been linked with a move to the Premier League previously.

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West Ham, according to Sky Sports, have also agreed a fee with Swansea City for forward Andre Ayew. He will undergo a medical and complete a £20 million move as soon as The Swans tie down a deal for Atletico Madrid striker Borja Baston.

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