West Ham United have told Fiorentina they can land midfielder Valon Behrami.

The London Evening Standard says Behrami could move to Fiorentina before the transfer window closes but only if the Italian club increase their £2million bid for the West Ham winger.

Former Lazio star Behrami wants to return to Italy but Fiorentina's offer is well below West Ham's valuation.

The struggling club, bottom of the Premier League table and with debts of £80m, need funds to finance their transfer budget but reports that Herita Ilunga is about to join Monaco for £2m are premature.

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