WEST HAM have despatched a WHOPPING comeback bid to Lyon for midfielder Lucas Paqueta.
SunSport revealed that an preliminary £34million bid was rejected with the Ligue 1 membership eager to offer consideration to the structuring of the deal.
So the Hammers have submitted a current provide to the French prime flight facet for the 24-year-old Brazilian worldwide.
L’Equipe report that the East London membership’s new provide is £48m, with £35m up entrance and the remaining add ons.
Lyon have nevertheless to reply nonetheless the two sides are “shut” to an settlement.
It’s mentioned that Paqueta’s representatives are in London in quest of a spot.
Hammers boss David Moyes is raring to bolster his midfield selections earlier than the September 1 deadline.
David Moyes’ group are nevertheless to register a degree on the board after three Prem video video video games, they typically’re nevertheless to rating a goal.
Paqueta could very effectively be the artistic participant that Moyes is in quest of.
He joined Lyon in 2020 and has racked up 18 targets in 67 Ligue 1 matches.
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On the worldwide stage, he has seven in 33 and appears set to be a part of Brazil’s World Cup squad in Qatar later this yr.
Paqueta will add to West Ham’s summer season season season signings Gianluca Scamacca, Maxwel Cornet, Flynn Downes, Alphonse Areola, Nayef Aguerd, Emerson Palmeiri and Thilo Kehrer this swap window.