West Ham and Lyon reach agreement on fee for Said Benrahma as David Moyes seeks urgent replacement.

The article provides an update on Lyon’s agreement with West Ham to sign Said Benrahma. It discusses the fee, potential personal terms, and the challenges West Ham faces in raising funds to bolster their attacking options.

Lyon’s Fee Agreement and Benrahma’s Decision

Lyon have reached an agreement with West Ham to acquire Said Benrahma for just over £15 million. The Algerian player now faces the decision of whether to move or not, as Lyon believe that personal terms have been broadly agreed upon. However, there are still details to finalize with Benrahma’s numerous representatives.

West Ham’s Need to Raise Funds

West Ham’s desire to bolster their attacking options is hindered by the need to raise funds. The article mentions their interest in moving on the former Brentford man to facilitate the addition of new players. Despite Benrahma’s potential, manager David Moyes is seeking other options for the team.

Late Moves and Deadline Day Complications

The complications of late moves are exacerbated by the looming deadline, as West Ham also have a match against Bournemouth on Deadline Day. Talks with Al-Ittihad winger Jota for an 18-month loan deal add further complexity to the situation.

Other Potential Transfers and Benrahma’s History with West Ham

Lyon had also been in talks regarding a move for Arnaut Danjuma, a winger on loan at Everton. Meanwhile, Benrahma’s past with West Ham is highlighted, noting that he joined the club on an initial loan deal in 2020 and made the transfer permanent in January 2021, becoming a regular player for the team.

Ahmed Asmar

Hello, I'm Ahmed Al-Asmar, a sports writer specializing in sports news. Over the years, I have dedicated myself to studying and following various sports, gaining valuable expertise in analyzing and presenting sporting events to readers in a clear and engaging manner.
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