Sport Marlon edges closer to West Ham move

13:42  14 june  2018
13:42  14 june  2018 Source:   readsport.co

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Pellegrini is reportedly close to bringing in Ryan Fredericks on a free transfer from Fulham as his first signing since taking over at West Ham and will hope Marlon can be his second now Umtiti has sorted his future.

Marlon Santos, who was on loan at Nice last season, has attracted interest from West Ham . Brazilian edges closer to £53m Man United move as he arrives at training ground for medical He's set to become their first summer signing.

Barcelona defender Marlon is edging closer to a move to West Ham with Nice confirming the player will not be returning to the club.

The club have released an official statement confirming that the player will not be returning to the Ligue 1 side, despite agreeing a two-year loan deal with Barcelona.

Marlon spent the first season of two on loan with Nice last season, where he caught the eye of several teams in Europe.

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Leicester were also said to be interested in a deal for Marlon, but West Ham look set to win the race to sign the player.

However, Barcelona now look set to cash in on the player with a deal in the region of £15 million being discussed with West Ham.

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West Ham are stepping up their interest in Barcelona defender Marlon Santos after proposing a £13million offer. The 22-year-old had an outstanding season on Brazilian edges closer to £53m Man United move as he arrives at training ground for medical He's set to become their first summer signing.

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The Catalan club are looking to raise funds this summer by selling fringe players and they appear to have taken the decision to sell Marlon, who made just a handful of appearances for the club.

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