West Ham & Sebastien Haller
In the past few days, rumours spread that West Ham are trying to sign Sebastien Haller from Eintracht Frankfurt.
25-year-old Haller scored 15 goals in 29 Bundesliga matches last season.
He also chipped in with nine assists in the league.
The Frankfurt striker also scored five goals in 10 Europa League matches.
Eintracht Frankfurt ‘confirm’ Haller deal
On Tuesday, Eintracht Frankfurt have confirmed that Haller is on the verge of joining West Ham.
Frankfurt confirmed that the transfer has been agreed, and that Haller is now heading to London for his medical.
Die Eintracht und @WestHamUtd haben sich über Transfermodalitäten bzgl. @HallerSeb geeinigt. Infolgedessen hat Haller die Freigabe, um die medizinische Untersuchung in London zu absolvieren. Sollte diese einen positiven Verlauf nehmen, wird sich Haller den „Hammers“ anschließen. pic.twitter.com/RzpMDW5mFI
— Eintracht Frankfurt (@Eintracht) July 16, 2019
As is being reported elsewhere it looks like we are going to book in a medical for Haller today in the anticipation that we complete the deal. This is still slightly ambitious at this stage. More to come… ⚒
— ExWHUemployee (@ExWHUemployee) July 16, 2019
How much will West Ham pay for Sebastien Haller?
The issue of the transfer fee wasn’t dealt with by Eintracht Frankfurt.
According to Nicolo Schira, who writes for the Gazzetta dello Sport, West Ham may sign Haller for 40 million euros.
Should that happen, Haller could agree a long-term deal with the Irons until 2024.
— Nicolò Schira (@NicoSchira) July 10, 2019
Video evidence: Sebastien Haller
Norwich City sign Sam Byram
In other West Ham news, Sam Byram has joined Norwich City on Tuesday.
Sam Byram becomes our fourth signing of the summer, joining on a four-year deal from West Ham United! 🙌 #ncfc
— Norwich City FC (@NorwichCityFC) July 16, 2019