Report: West Ham target Felipe Anderson to submit transfer request

Felipe Anderson of SS Lazio in action during the serie A match between SS Lazio and UC Sampdoria at Stadio Olimpico on April 22, 2018 in Rome, Italy.

West Ham are reportedly keen to sign Felipe Anderson.

Felipe Anderson of SS Lazio looks on during the serie A match between SS Lazio and UC Sampdoria at Stadio Olimpico on April 22, 2018 in Rome, Italy.

West Ham transfer target Felipe Anderson is set to submit a transfer request, report Tuttomercatoweb.

Anderson is due back at Lazio after holiday in Brazil and the report claims he will immediately inform the Italian side of his desire to quit the club.

West Ham's interest in the attacker is referenced in the report.

Felipe Anderson of SS Lazio in action during the serie A match between SS Lazio and UC Sampdoria at Stadio Olimpico on April 22, 2018 in Rome, Italy.

The Hammers have been trying to pull off a deal to sign Felipe Anderson over the last month, and negotiations with Lazio are ongoing.

Anderson's planned transfer request could help force the issue.

SkySports reported last week that West Ham had submitted an offer of £35 million plus add ons, but Lazio were still holding out for more.

With teams beginning pre-season training this month, it is understandable Anderson wants his future resolved and is ready to push the issue.

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