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West Ham expect to sign Kevin Malcuit from St Etienne in the summer - Sky sources

Abdul Waris Majeed and Kevin Malcuit (R) vie for possession during a French Ligue 1 match
Image: Kevin Malcuit (right) has impressed for St Etienne this season

West Ham expect to sign St Etienne right-back Kevin Malcuit for £10m this summer, Sky sources understand.

Slaven Bilic tried to sign the 25-year-old during the January transfer window but St Etienne did not want to lose him midway through the season.

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The French side will allow Malcuit to leave this summer when he will have two years left on his contract, having signed him for £500,000 from second division club Niort in August 2015.

One of West Ham's priorities this summer is to sign a right-back and Malcuit was one of St Etienne's standout players in this month's Europa League games against Manchester United, leading to reports Jose Mourinho will send scouts to watch him in Ligue 1.

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