West Ham United are set to announce the £24million signing of Spain midfielder Pablo Fornals within 24 hours.

That is according to reliable West Ham Twitter and radio personality ExWHUemployee.

West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini looks set to make the Villareal playmaker his first outfield signing of the summer.

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Hammers to announce Fornals

Sky Sports claimed earlier this week that West Ham were keen on the former Malaga star.

And now Hammers source ExWHUemployee claimed the deal is done and will be announced within the next 24 hours.

“(Pablo) Formals should be announced late today or tomorrow,” ExWHUemployee said on Twitter on Thursday afternoon.

 

The announcement has left West Ham fans delighted.

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West Ham fans delighted

Fornals scored just five goals and provided three assists in all competitions as Villareal struggled last season.

Those stats prompted some West Ham fans to voice concerns about his ability.

But the 23-year-old was playing in a struggling side suffering from a lack of investment.

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Balague and video sends supporters dizzy

And what must be noted is that his performances during the 2017/18 season helped lead Villareal to a top five finish in La Liga.

Spanish football expert Guillem Balague delivered a glowing assessment of the signing, read full story here.

And supporters have been getting excited by one particular clip of Fornals in action as he produces some audacious skill, read full story here.

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