West Ham have reached an agreement with Paris Saint-Germain to sign defender Thilo Kehrer for €12m (£10.1m) plus an additional fee.
Kehrer has arrived in London for a medical and to finalize personal terms ahead of his move to the London Stadium.
West Ham are hoping to complete the deal in time for the 25-year-old to be available for Thursday night’s Europa Conference League qualifier against Danish club Viborg.
Sevilla were also keen on signing Kehrer, who has entered the final year of his contract, but he prefers a move to West Ham.
The 20-cap German international joined PSG from Schalke four years ago and has made 128 appearances for the French champions, with whom he has won six major domestic trophies.
Kehrer was in Germany’s squad for this summer’s Nations League fixtures, although he wasn’t called up for Euro 2020.
He is primarily a centre-back, but often acts as a full-back for club and country, while he can also function as a full-back or midfielder.
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