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Breaking: West Ham agrees on £10.1m deal to sign PSG's Thilo Kehrer

Tue 16 August 2022 | 14:20

Having been identified as a defensive target by the Hammers, West Ham has reportedly agreed to a £10.1m deal with Paris Saint-Germain the 25-year-old Germany international who can both play as a right-back and centre-back.

According to

Sky Sports

, after weeks of negotiations, the Hammers have agreed to a deal with Paris Saint-Germain to sign defender

Thilo Kehrer

for a fee of £10.1m plus add-ons. The defender has arrived in London to have a medical and finalise personal terms ahead of a switch to the Premier League side. Kehrer arrives at West Ham as a replacement for Issa Diop, who joined

Fulham

on a five-year deal last week.

David Moyes

' side is hopeful that Kehrer arrive in time to be available for their Thursday night's Europa Conference League qualifier against Danish club Viborg. Sevilla was also interested in signing the German international, however, he preferred a switch to

West Ham

.

 

Paris Saint-Germain

signed Thilo Kehrer from

Schalke

in 2018 for a €37 million fee and the Germany international went on to win seven major honors with the Parisians. Kehrer is assured on the ball and is capable of playing with both feet. This enables him to move the ball forward and play in more forward positions. The youthful center-back can play in any position in the backline and can even play as a defensive midfielder. He has made a total of 20 senior caps for the

Germany national team

.

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source: Sky Sports

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