Report: West Ham United agree deal for Duvan Zapata

Colombia's Duvan Zapata fight for the ball during a U-20 World Cup quarterfinals soccer match against Mexico on August 13, 2011
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West Ham United agree a fee with Estudiantes for Colombian striker Duvan Zapata.

West Ham United have reportedly agreed a £6.7m fee for Estudiantes striker Duvan Zapata.

The 22-year-old has scored 14 goals in 23 games in the Argentinian league this season, catching the attention of Lyon, Benfica, Porto and Udinese.

The Hammers will have to attain a work permit for the Colombian Under-20 international.

According to The Mirror, the East London outfit will offer Zapata a four-year contract with the option of a further two years.

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