West Ham United are set to offer Marouane Chamakh a loan move away from Arsenal according to recent reports.

The Moroccan striker has fallen way down the pecking order at the Emirates Stadium and it appears as though he will spend the rest of the season at Upton Park.

Arsenal will pay part of the 28-year olds £65,000-a-week wages to help fund the move and the Hammers are trying to finalise the deal by midday Friday so he can take on Manchester United in the FA Cup third round this weekend.

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