West Ham close to record £40m deal as they target four new signings this week

first_imgWest Ham are closing in on a club record £40million deal for Felipe Anderson.Having appointed Manuel Pellegrini as their new manager in June, the Hammers have set about rebuilding their squad this summer. Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland 2 Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January TOP WORK IN DEMAND Ryan Fredericks, Issa Diop and Lukasz Fabianski have already arrived at the London Stadium in the close season.Now West Ham are set to add Anderson to their ranks, with the Mail reporting that a deal for the Lazio forward is on the verge of completion.Anderson has been linked with Manchester United in the past and has been capped once by Brazil.He has been with Lazio since 2013, scoring 34 goals in 177 appearances for the Serie A club.The 25-year-old could be among FOUR new arrivals at West Ham this week, with deals for Jack Wilshere, Fabian Balbuena and Andriy Yarmolenko also in the pipeline. LATEST Jack Wilshere left Arsenal at the end of June after 17 years and 197 first-team appearances Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer Felipe Anderson is on his way to West Ham RANKED The 26-year-old is a Paraguay international and rated among one of the best centre-backs in Brazilian football.West Ham are working on a deal for Borussia Dortmund winger Yarmolenko, too.Yarmolenko only joined Dortmund a year ago for a fee of £23million from Dynamo Kiev but they are willing to let him go and their sporting director, Michael Zorc, confirmed late on Sunday that West Ham were in talks over a deal. targets moving on 2 Wilshere is a free agent after ending his long association with Arsenal, which began when he joined the academy in 2001.The midfielder, who has won 36 caps for England, is understood to have already had a medical at the club.Balbuena, a central defender, is also set to arrive from Corinthians after they confirmed a fee – reported to be £3.5million – has been agreed with West Ham. Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father targets Latest Transfer News REVEALED LIVING THE DREAM three-way race Chelsea confident of beating Man United and Liverpool to Sancho signing Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti last_img