Date: 20th March 2016 at 12:56pm
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West Ham United have reportedly agreed an £8.5 million deal to sign Besiktas winger Gokhan Tore in the summer, according to Turkish website, Takvim (in Turkish).

The publication says that the Hammers made an offer of €10 million for the Turkey international at the beginning of the season, but the Istanbul-based outfit were looking for €15 million, and as a result no deal was done.

However, current Irons boss Slaven Bilic, who used to coach Besiktas, is now understood to have secured a €11 million (£8.5 million) move for the 24-year-old – a deal that will be announced in the first week of May.

The former Croatia national team manager is keen to strengthen his team ahead of their upcoming move to the Olympic Stadium, especially with the fact that they are still very much in contention to secure Champions League football, currently lying fourth in the Premier League standings.

Tore has made 28 appearances in all competitions for the Besiktas this term, scoring six goals and providing six assists, but he is yet to score in 26 caps for his country.

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