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​West Ham close to signing Villarreal midfielder Fornals

West Ham United are getting closer to signing Pablo Fornals from Villarreal.

The 23-year-old midfielder is a key target for Manuel Pellegrini this summer.

As the Hammers hope to battle for a Europa League place, they see Fornals as someone who can add much needed creativity to the midfield.

According to Sky Sports, Villarreal want £31 million for the Spanish star.

West Ham are pursuing other targets as well as Fornals, as they hope to have a midfield signing wrapped up in the next ten days to two weeks.

Fornals played 35 games in La Liga last season, managing two goals and three assists from a primarily central attacking midfield position.

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