AC Milan have put last season’s top scorer Carlos Bacca up for sale.
The Colombian striker is free to leave the San Siro this summer and West Ham have already agreed the player’s €30million transfer feewith the rossoneri.
The Hammers will now try to find agreement with the former Sevilla man who has asked the Premier League side a salary of €4.5million a year.
CM.com transfer pundit Fabrizio Romano has exclusively learned that West Ham will meet Carlos Bacca’s agent next week to make their first formal contract offer to the Colombian ace who netted 18 goals in his first season in Serie A.
West Ham will offer Bacca a fixed salary below € 4 million, but the player’s wages could rise with the bonuses that the Premier League club are planning to add in the player’s contract.
West Ham are desperate to sign a top class striker for the next campaign and the Hammers have also been linked with welcoming the services of Simone Zaza and Khouma Babacar.
AC Milan have already registered the signing of Gianluca Lapadula and would be looking for a new striker is Bacca agrees personal terms with West Ham.
Lorenzo Bettoni @lorebetto, via calciomercato.com