According to claim in the Italian media, Lazio are lining up a replacement for Felipe Anderson as West Ham United move in on the Brazilian.

Anderson has been linked with a move the Hammers in recent weeks, with claims today the deal could be sealed in the coming days.

TMW report Lazio are looking to bring in River Plate’s Gonzalo Pity Martínez to replace Anderson. The Italian football outlet report that with West Ham close to announcing the signing of the Lazio star, Martínez will be brought in for €15m.

Earlier today we covered various reports from Italy that West Ham are very close to signing Anderson, and that he could join the Premier League side within the next 48 hours.

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It’s reported West Ham will pay Lazio in the region of €40m for the attacking midfielder.

This week the London club have already announced the arrivals of Jack Wilshere and Andriy Yarmolenko.