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Crystal Palace agree fee with West Ham for Diafra Sakho

West Ham United's Diafra Sakho, November 2016
Image: Crystal Palace are closing in on the signing of Diafra Sakho from West Ham, according to Sky sources

Crystal Palace have agreed a fee with West Ham for Diafra Sakho, according to Sky sources.

Sky Sports News understands the fee is between £10m and £12m, with Sakho now set to undergo a medical at Palace.

Sakho, who was at the West Ham training ground on Wednesday morning, revealed in October that he remains keen on leaving the Hammers after failing in a summer Deadline Day move to Ligue 1 side Rennes.

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The Senegal international is yet to start a Premier League game this season, scoring four goals in the 17 games he has featured in this term.

Eagles boss Roy Hodgson is keen to sign another striker in the January window after seeing first-choice Christian Benteke make a faltering start to the campaign with just one goal in 16.

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Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson says he could need as many as seven signings in the January transfer window due to injury problems

Sky in Italy are reporting that the south London club have made a bid for Fiorentina striker Khouma Babacar.

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Hodgson says he needs to sign up to seven players in the January window as he attempts to guide his injury-hit squad clear of relegation.

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