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West Ham agree £12m fee for Marseille winger Dimitri Payet

Upton Park side close in on French attacker.

West Ham have reached agreement with Ligue 1 side Marseille over their interest in Dimitri Payet according to the Daily Mail.

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The 28 year old French international finished last season as Ligue 1’s leading assist maker and his imminent arrival is likely to lead Stewart Downing’s likely Upton Park departure.

Sunderland have already failed with a £5m offer for the England man but could well return with a new bid.

Newly appointed Hammers boss Slaven Bilic will look to strengthen this squad this summer with his side looking to fight on multiple fronts having secured a Europa League berth.

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