West Ham United are closing on a deal for Pachuca striker Enner Valencia.

The Daily Mail says West Ham are hopeful of finalising the transfer of Valencia from Pachuca ahead of competition from Stoke City.

The 25-year-old scored all three of Ecuador's goals at the finals in Brazil as they went out in the group stages.

Porto, Everton and Newcastle have also shown an interest with Pachuca looking for £12million but a deal could be struck at around £10m with Pachuca looking to maintain a sell-on clause.

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