West Ham United are on the verge of announcing their first signing of the summer transfer window.
That’s according to a recent report from ExWHUEmployee, who, via his Patreon, has claimed defender Nayef Aguerd has arrived in London to complete his medical ahead of his transfer to the Hammers. Newcastle were also highly interested for his services but it looks like London club have won the race for his signature
The defender announced today he has left Rennes for a new adventure in England.
— Nayef Aguerd (@AguerdNayef) June 18, 2022
Aguerd, 26, will join from Ligue 1 side Rennes and will arrive in the Premier League with a big reputation as one of Europe’s most highly-rated centre-backs.
The move, which is expected to cost the Irons around £30m, is likely to be announced at some point over the weekend.