Medical done: West Ham clinch £13.5m deal after final breakthrough
By London correspondent Tony Hughes
West Ham have clinched the signing of Gokhan Tore after he completed a medical with the club, according to a report.
Hammers news site Claret & Hugh claim Tore passed the second part of his medical tests at Spire Roding Hospital on Thursday.
West Ham have yet to announce that the deal has been completed but football website Turkish Football claim that the Londoners have agreed to sign the star winger in a £13.5million transfer package.
It is said the club an £11million loan-to-buy option and £2.5million loan fee with Besiktas for the 24-year-old to spend the 2016-17 season at the Olympic Stadium.
This comes after Jack Sullivan, the son of co-owner David Sullivan, tweeted that The Hammers would be announcing a signing by the end of the week.
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The winger joined the Turkish club from Russian side Rubin Kazan in July 2013 and has three years remaining on his contract at Besiktas.
Tore has been a long-term target for the Hammers with manager Slaven Bilic having worked with him when they were at Besiktas.
Tore has had a steady season, scoring six goals and providing nine assists in 35 appearances this season.
Tore will become the Hammers’ fifth signing following the arrivals of Sofiane Feghouli, Toni Martinez, Havard Nordtveit and Domingos Quina.
In other West Ham news, the Hammers are weighing up a bid for Norwich defender Robbie Brady.