After a great season with Alessio Dionisi's team, where he scored 16 goals in 36 games, the 23-year-old Italian forward seems ready to move up to a top team. He earlier was linked with moves to Inter and Milan but none of the Serie A giants could meetSassuolo
Now, according to90min
West Ham had a transfer deal agreed in principle with Sassuolo on a fee in the region of €40m. AlthoughPSG
and Juventus are also holding an interest in the striker, the outlet reports that a deal is now close to being concluded, with West Ham set to pay €36m guaranteed and €7m in performance-related add-ons and bonuses.
, who is 23 years old, moved from PSV's youth team to Sassuolo in January 2017 in a deal worth about €500,000. Since he joined the Neroverdi, he has played in 41 games for a total of 2329 minutes and scored 16 goals. As he joins a star-studded attack, he will be hoping for a chance to show what he can do.
has already completed deals for Nayef Aguerd, Alphonse Areola, and Flynn Downes this summer. Losing on Jesse Lingard, the Hammers are also reportedly in advanced talks to sign Eintracht Frankfurt star Filip Kostic, who shares the same agent as the Sassuolo striker.