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Our previous reports on Goonersden.com claimed Arsenal were believed to be in pole position in signing Nigerian international Henry Onyekuru.
But now reports suggest the Hammers have beaten Arsenal to the services of the Eupen forward.
According to a report from the Daily Mail suggested West Ham have managed to convince the 19-yer-old forward t snub a move to Arsenal with the promise of the first-team action.
As per the report, Onyekuru will fly to London today. If the talks between the two clubs continue to progress well, the young attacker will undergo his medical with the Hammers.
West Ham are reportedly shelling out in excess of £7million for Onyekuru. The player will earn around £35,000 per week at the London stadium.
Arsenal agreed to meet Eupen’s demands for the player as well but the player himself decided to turn them down in order to play regularly.
Onyekuru scored 25 goals during the 2016/17 season, he also picked up 14 assists from a wide position during that time.