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WEST HAM are clos­ing in on Sevilla’s Ar­gen­tine gi­ant Fed­erico Fazio in a £5mil­lion deal.

The 25-year-old cen­tre­back, who can also play a hold­ing mid­field role, is 6ft 5ins tall, mak­ing him the ideal Sam Al­lardyce sign­ing.

The ex-Black­burn boss is keen to bol­ster the de­fence with Fazio to be his rock at the cen­tre.

The player trav­elled to Lon­don for a med­i­cal af­ter a fee was agreed.

West Ham are also keen on Wolves winger Matt Jarvis.

They have of­fered £6m, but the Mid­lands side are hold­ing out for £10m.

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