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Report: Haller negotiations gather pace

West Ham hope to finalise the signing of Frankfurt’s Sebastien Haller in the coming days according to a report in the Daily Mail

The West Ham only registered interest in Haller last Wednesday when they realised all hopes of signing Maxi Gomez were lost but talks have rapidly progressed and the striker is said to be willing to sign a four-year contract to move to East London.

The 25-year-old’s agent Loic Gustan from French agency 360 Management and Munich-based lawyer Christian Schmid led discussions and there is cautious confidence that West Ham’s search for a new front man could finally be sorted.  Super agent Kia Joorabchian is also thought to be acting as an intermediary.

Manuel Pellegrini and his first-team squad fly out to China today to face Manchester City in the Asia Trophy so it will be left to Mario Husillos and David Sullivan to carry on negotiations to reach an agreement with Frankfurt and personal terms with the player.

About Sean Whetstone

I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter
 

5 comments on “Report: Haller negotiations gather pace

  1. “Super agent Kia Joorabchian is also thought to be acting as an intermediate.”

    Uh-oh

  2. I am not convinced on the signing but it is important to get a striker in. Then the most important business is the replacement of Arnie and a top midfielder.

    • The top quality striker will be the replacement/upgrade for Arnie. I think we are well covered in midfield with Fornals, Anderson, Lanzini, Yarmelenko, Wilshere, Antonio, Rice, Noble & Snodgrass. Would like another quality striker and centre back and I think we will look pretty good.

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