West Ham are planning to sell Andriy Yarmolenko this summer and will take a big hit on the transfer fee to get him off their books, Football Insider can reveal.
The winger, 30, has been plagued by injuries since signing from Borussia Dortmund for £18million in the summer of 2018.
A West Ham source has told Football Insider that the club are ready to let him go in the summer window and intend to listen to offers.
The Londoners recognise they would not be able to come close to recouping the fee paid 18 months ago.
Yarmolenko turns 31 in October and will have two years remaining on his contract at the end of the season.
There is an option to extend the deal but that is fanciful at this stage, with the Ukraine international currently sidelined again through injury.
Yarmolenko arrived at the London Stadium amid great fanfare as he has a proven European pedigree as well as 86 international caps for Ukraine.
But the right-sided forward has showed only fleeting glimpses of his matchwinning potential since joining West Ham, with his 25 appearances yielding five goals.
His debut season was wrecked by an achilles injury and mixed form, and he has been out for the last six weeks with a torn abductor.
Yarmolenko last started in the 3-2 defeat to Tottenham on 23 November and was then a substitute for three matches before breaking down with injury once again.
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