Turkish giants agree to loan Nigerian hitman to ambitious EPL side; personal terms agreed

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According to reports, Turkish giants Fenerbahce have agreed to offload Emmanuel Emenike to West Ham United.

ESPN have reported that the Turkish giants have agreed to send the Nigerian forward on another loan deal, with the striker having recently returned from a temporary stay at Emirati side Al-Ain, where he arrived ostensibly as a replacement for Asamoah Gyan.

According to ESPN, the Hammers have made a bid to sign Emenike on loan for the remainder of the campaign, and are understood to have moved a step closer to a stay until the end of the season, with a view to a permanent deal.

The report proceeds to note that Emenike and West Ham—who are currently sixth in the Premier League and only six points away from the Champions League places—have agreed personal terms, and all that’s left for the deal to go through is for the two clubs to agree on a loan fee.

The Hammers have invested heavily since the end of last season, bringing new manager Slaven Bilic to the club as well as the likes of Alex Song, Victor Moses, Pedro Obiang, Angelo Ogbonna, Sam Byram and Dimitri Payet to the club.

While Emenike is a physically impressive attacker, he is prone to scoring droughts, and called time on his international career with Nigeria in 2015 after an extended display without finding the net.

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