By Dominic Toner
West Ham will complete two new signings imminently, according to the club’s joint chairman David Gold.
The Hammers chief revealed on his personal Twitter account on Tuesday morning that the Londoners are close to securing a couple more signings in the transfer window.
Couple of signings getting close, hope to have some news soon. dg
— David Gold (@davidgold) August 2, 2016
This will delight West Ham fans even though it is not entirely clear who the players are that Gold is referring to.
The Mirror report West Ham are weighing up a £7million bid for German forward Mario Gomez to improve their attacking options.
Goal claim that that West Ham are set to battle Roma for Palermo left-back Achraf Lazaar who is wanted as a replacement for the injured Aaron Cresswell.
West Ham have already added new recruits Sofiane Feghouli, Ashley Fletcher and Havard Nordtveit to their squad, as they prepare for a second season under Slaven Bilic.
The Croatian manager helped guide the club to a seventh-placed finish last season and earned them a place in the Europa League qualifiers, which they are currently exiting after a first-leg 2-1 defeat to FC Domzale.
Radio Yorkshire presenter Joe Rawson claimed on Twitter that Leeds defender Charlie Taylor has handed in a transfer request, and the Hammers are one of the clubs who have been linked with a move by the Mirror.
Leeds’ reigning Player of the Year has just 12 months remaining on his Elland Road deal, but was not interested in renewing his contract with Garry Monk’s side.
West Ham kick off their Premier League season with a daunting fixture away at Antonio Conte’s Chelsea and will be expected to have some fresh faces for the match.
In other West Ham transfer news, their midfielder from last season has agreed a transfer to the Russian League.