West Ham United hope to sign Pachuca striker Enner Valencia by Monday night.

The Mail on Sunday says West Ham hope to sign Ecuador World Cup forward Valencia in the next 48 hours.

West Ham have agreed a £12million fee with Valencia's club, Pachuca.

And Hammers boss Sam Allardyce said: "We're very close, but nothing is ever certain until they have actually signed."

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