Tuesday 28 February 2017 15:51, UK
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.
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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