West Ham United are lining up a bid for Juventus striker Fabio Quagliarella.

Sky Italia says Quagliarella has given his approval to the move and the Hammers are now in talks with Juve over a deal for the striker.

West Ham want to take the Italy international on a season-long loan with the option to sign him permanently next June.

For their part, Juve would prefer a straight sale.

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