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West Ham launch £14m bid for Marseille playmaker Dimitri Payet

Upton Park side chase French international.

West Ham have submitted an improved bid for Marseille attacking midfielder Dimitri Payet according to the Daily Telegraph.

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The 28 year old French international finished last term as the leading assist maker in Ligue 1 and was the subject of failed £12m bid from the Hammers earlier this month and a new offer of £14m will soon be registered.

New Upton Park boss Slaven Bilic is keen to strengthen his squad this summer and a move for Payet will certainly add a burst of creativity to his options in the final third.

Payet moved to Marseille in 2013 and the winger is a regular in Didier Deschamps’ national team set-up.

Bilic has already secured the services of Pedro Obiang from Sampdoria in a £4.4m deal.

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