By Harvey Byrne
Diafra Sakho is set to join West Brom after agreeing personal terms with the club, according to a report.
Midlands publication the Birmingham Mail claims that the Baggies are confident of completing their second signing of the summer within the next 24 hours.
It is said that West Ham and West Brom have agreed a fee of £16million for Sakho, 26, to move to the Hawthorns.
The report that a deal could even be confirmed Tuesday evening, provided that Sakho passes a medical without any setbacks.
The Senegalese star has been angling for a move away from the Olympic Stadium this summer and he reportedly refused to go on the club’s pre-season tour of Austria after he handed in a transfer request.
This followed Sky Sports‘ report that Sunderland had made an £11million bid, which was rejected by the Hammers.
Recently appointed England boss Sam Allardyce brought the forward to the English game two years ago while in charge at West Ham, costing £3.5million to secure his services from FC Metz.
The Senegalese striker impressed during his stay in France, winning the Ligue 2 division in 2013/14 and being named the Player of the Year in that season with 20 goals.
Since his move to England the 26-year-old has made 44 appearances and scored a respectable 15 goals.
In other West Ham transfer news, David Gold has revealed that the Hammers will complete two new signings imminently.