West Ham have agreed to sign Edimilson Fernandes from FC Sion for a fee of around £5.5m. He’s due for a medical later today.
The 20-year-old is an attacking midfielder and is the cousin of the former Manchester City midfielder Gelson Fernandes. He came through the youth system with the Swiss club and has made 48 first team appearances.
Hammers manager Slaven Bilic last week expressed his desire to sign at least one more midfielder before the close of the summer transfer window, despite having added Havard Nordtveit, Sofiane Feghouli and Gokhan Tore to his midfield ranks.
Wilfred Bony and Juventus Simone Zaza remain Transfer targets of the club.