Football News now understands that West Ham United have entered into advanced talks with St Etienne over winger Max Gradel. The player would move on a permanent deal after being told this window that he would be allowed to leave Les Verts.
Despite this, one can not say for certain that a move will go through after talks broke down with the likes of Leeds United and Stoke City earlier in this window. Gradel has arrived in London for a medical with West Ham, but Sky Sports say that a deal is still unlikely.
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