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West Ham push for quick Alaves deal over Guillermo Maripan

West Ham are pushing to sign Alaves defender Guillermo Maripan in the coming days.

The Irons, report Marca, want to wrap up a deal for the Chile international before the Copa America kicks off.

West Ham have already had an opening offer of €11.5m for Maripan turned down, with Alaves rating him in the €25m class.

For his part, Maripan stated from Chile's training base: "From childhood I have always liked the Premier League. I would go there, it's a great challenge on a personal level, it's my second season in Europe, I feel very good in Spain, but I would like to go to the Premier.

"I will decide the future after the Copa. Now I'm just thinking about the Copa America."

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