By Sean Whetstone
West Ham have committed to spend up to £54.5m for the first three signings of the summer.
Nayef Aguerd is said to cost £28m in transfer fees in paid in instalments to Rennes with another £3.5m in potential performance-based add-ons with the total fee up to £31.5m
Signing Alphonse Aréola cost the Hammers a £7.5m transfer fee to PSG with a further £3.5m in potential add-ons talking the potential fee to £11m
Flynn Downes is reported to have cost the Irons £9.5m with a potential £2.5m to Swansea over the life of his contract costing up to £12m.
The next primary target is though to be Armando Broja who David Moyes hopes to land for £25m plus £5m of add-ons.
That would bring spending to £84,5m after four signings, with hopefully, many more to come.
The Hammers are thought to have £100m-£150m in a transfer kitty plus the offer from Daniel Kretinsky to loan more if needed.
David Moyes would also be able to re-invest any proceeds from any outbound sales with Issa Diop and Nikola Vlasic on sale for £15m each and Tomas Soucek potentially