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‘Great News’ ‘Gomez Who?’ ‘Top Six Easy!’ Fans Excited With West Ham On The Verge Of Clinching Club Record Signing

Eintracht Frankfurt have confirmed that they have accepted a bid from West Ham for striker Sebastien Haller.

The 25-year-old is now travelling to undergo a medical, and if everything checks out, he will become a Hammers player.

The fee for Haller could reportedly rise to £45m, according to the BBC, which would eclipse the club record West Ham paid Lazio for Felipe Anderson last summer.

Fans on Twitter are delighted with the deal for the striker:

The Frenchman scored 20 goals in  41 appearances for Frankfurt last season. He is a decent finisher and has a good aerial presence.

Manager Manuel Pellegrini and Director of Football Mario Husillos have been looking for a new number nine all summer, following the departures of Marko Arnautovic, Lucas Perez and Andy Carroll.

They had been in protracted negotiations for Celta Vigo’s Maxi Gomez, but once talks collapsed for the Uruguayan, they swiftly switched targets to sign Haller instead.