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Fabrizio Romano has confirmed West Ham are planning a permanent signing of Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Alphonse Areola.
The Italian journalist reported that the Hammers are ready to pay €9m fee for the goalkeeper after his successful loan spell last season.
New direct contact with his agents will take place this week, as David Moyes looks to get his first major signing of the summer done.
Writing on his Twitter account, Romano stated: