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West Ham now very close to bringing Pervis Estupinan back to the Premier League - report

West Ham are now close to signing Villarreal left-back Pervis Estupinan according to a report from Calcio News 24.

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Hammers boss David Moyes is expected to bring in a centre-back and a striker before the transfer window slams shut at the end of this month.

It has been claimed that the Scot is also on the look-out for a new left-back, however (ExWHUemployee).

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And it seems as though Moyes may well have a left sided defender lined up.

West Ham close to Pervis Estupinan signing

The 23-year-old Ecuador international is close to joining the Hammers according to a report from Calcio News 24.

We have allegedly beaten Napoli to his signature.

In 25 La Liga outings for Villarreal last season, Estupinan averaged 1.5 tackles, 1.4 interceptions and 0.5 clearances per game.

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The South American is a strong, tenacious tackling full-back. He has plenty of pace as well.

Estupinan seems custom built for Premier League football.

The La Liga outfit signed him for £15 million from Watford last summer (Sky Sports).

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It remains to be seen how much West Ham will have to pay for the Ecuadorian defender, however. He would be a useful addition but we shouldn’t be spending so heavily on a left-back before we have brought in a centre-back and a striker in all honesty.

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