Sport Tigres line up Enner Valencia move

18:10  19 june  2017
18:10  19 june  2017 Source:   Read Sport

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Valencia lined up by Tigres - sources. Transfers 19 minutes ago Peter O'Rourke. West Ham United are ready to sell Enner Valencia to Mexican side Tigres UANL, sources close to the London club have told ESPN FC.

Yannick Bolasie (11) Kevin Mirallas (19) Enner Valencia (24) Oumar Niasse (12) Aaron Lennon (31) Ademola Lookman Aiden McGeady (9) Arouna Koné (92) Leandro Rodríguez (29) Dominic Calvert-Lewin (67) Conor McAleny. Moving from.

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West Ham are ready to offload striker Enner Valencia to Mexican side Tigres according to sources from ESPN.

Valencia is keen on leaving The Hammers in search of regular first-team football, with manager Slaven Bilic also happy for the striker to move on, in order to use the money generated to bring in new players.

Valencia, 27, spent last season on loan at Everton, but Ronald Koeman has decided against making the deal a permanent one. The Ecuador international only started five times in the Premier League for The Toffees and found the back of the net three times in 30 appearances during the season in all competitions.

The forward is very popular in Mexico, after impressing for Pachuca before moving to West Ham in 2014.

The opportunity to return to Central America makes Tigres an attractive proposition for the striker and one that could gather pace very quickly as a deal to offload Valencia edges closer with the Hammers eager to kickstart their summer spending.

West Ham reject bid for Valencia .
West Ham have rejected a bid from Tigres to sign Enner Valencia. According to a report from Sky Sports today, the Hammers have turned down the Mexican outfit’s first approach to sign the Ecuador international. It’s likely that Valencia will depart London this summer and seek pastures new but if Tigres are keen to offer him an escape route to Mexico, they will need to up their initial offer. Valencia spent the majority of last season on loan with Ronald Koeman’s Everton, where he showed glimpses of quality but yet again failed to convince. Ever since his move from Pachuca back in 2014, he has not really adapted to the Premier League’s demands, and the Hammers are looking poised to make a considerable loss from their £12.5m move for the striker. West Ham remain keen to offload Valencia this summer, with potential suitors circling, but they will let him go only if the right sum of money is coughed up.

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