West Ham United have been linked with a move for Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma this summer, and it looks like the transfer saga is finally coming to a close.
According to journalist Julian Maynard Telefoot1, the Hammers have reached an agreement with Chelsea and the player.
Zouma is set to join West Ham for around €30m and will sign a five-year contract.
The French international may undergo a doctor with West Ham tomorrow.
An agreement exists at the moment between Chelsea, West Ham and Kurt Zouma!
Everything accelerated today.
The French defender will join Hammers for 30 million euros over a 5-year period.
Organizing a medical visit. It will likely happen tomorrow. #Market @telefoot_TF1
Julien Maynard August 24, 2021
The 26-year-old has fallen off the order list Stamford Bridge He needs to move to play regular first team football.
Chelsea are keen to sign Jules Conde from Seville and have already agreed personal terms with the Frenchman.
Conde’s arrival would have pushed Zuma further down the standings, and a move to West Ham would have been a smart decision.
The Chelsea defender cannot sit on the bench as a team player at this point in his career.
Zuma has already settled well in Premier LeagueWest Ham fans are expecting an immediate impact from their new signing.
David Moyes’ side have been excellent in the Premier League this season, and adding a quality center back will only improve them.