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Ham are on the verge of completing a £10million deal for Scotland
international Robert Snodgrass, Hull boss Marco Silva has confirmed.
The Hammers, along with Burnley and Middlesbrough, have all submitted
bids to land Snodgrass after he has been the stand-out figure for
struggling Hull this season.
But the Tigers were wary of letting the 29-year-old join one of their
relegation rivals and he is expected to undergo a medical with West Ham
“I know the (West Ham) deal is close. It's possible in the next few hours,” said Silva.
“The player hasn't trained with the team and is not available after
the club did this deal with West Ham, and we need to find solutions to
strengthen our team.”
Snodgrass tops Hull’s goal-scoring charts this season after netting nine goals, plus contributing three assists.
But he missed last weekend’s defeat at Chelsea through injury and was
not included in the Hull squad for their EFL Cup semi-final second leg
win over Manchester United.
Silva though will be looking at his improved team to continue their upward trajectory in performances and results to continue when the Tigers travel to Craven Cottage in a fourth round FA Cup fixture against Portsmouth on Sunday.
Kick off is at 14:30.