West Ham ‘close to agreeing terms with Chelsea over PERMANENT deal for Armando Broja… with the 20-year-old striker returning from the Blues’ pre-season tour of the US’ to finalise details
- West Ham United are close to reaching an agreement with Chelsea to sign Broja
- Broja has left Chelsea’s pre-season tour to return to England to finalise a deal
- The 20-year-old has reportedly agreed personal terms with the East London club
- However, the two parties are yet to agree on the length of the player’s contract
West Ham are close to reaching an agreement with Chelsea to sign Armando Broja during the summer transfer window, according to reports.
The 20-year-old striker is said to have left Chelsea’s pre-season tour of the US to return to England to finalise a permanent move to the Hammers.
Broja is said to have agreed personal terms with the East London club but the two parties are still negotiating the length of his contract.
West Ham are close to reaching an agreement with Chelsea to sign Armando Broja (pictured playing for Southampton during his loan spell at the club last season)
According to The Athletic, Broja has been the main driving force behind the deal as he is looking to gain more first-team exposure next season.
Broja has been limited to one first-team appearance at Chelsea following his arrival in 2009. However, he has impressed on loan at Vitesse and at St Mary’s.
The 20-year-old striker scored six goals in 32 games for Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side during the 2021-2022 campaign.
The 20-year-old striker scored six goals in 32 games for Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side last season and was subsequently invited on Chelsea’s pre-season tour to the US (above)
However, he has reportedly left his Chelsea team-mates to return to the UK to finalise the terms of his deal with West Ham
As a result, he was selected to travel with the Chelsea first-team for their pre-season tour of the United States.
However, he has reportedly left his Chelsea team-mates to return to the UK to finalise the terms of his deal with West Ham.
It is believed West Ham have offered Chelsea £25million up front with a further £5million in add-ons for Broja’s services.
West Ham are also keen on Sassuolo’s Gianluca Scamacca, and could sign two strikers
West Ham also want a left-back and have submitted a bid for Sassuolo striker Gianluca Scamacca but that doesn’t affect Broja going to the London Stadium.
Scamacca thrived in Serie A last term, scoring 16 goals in Italy’s top-flight as Sassuolo finished in mid-table.
However, West Ham will have to fend off interest from Paris Saint-Germain as they Ligue 1 side are said to be monitoring his situation.
More to follow…
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