West Ham United are reportedly close to agreeing a deal that will bring Saint-Etienne youngster Jonathan Bamba to the club this summer.
The Hammers are on the verge of finalising a pre-contract agreement with the highly-rated 21-year-old, according to The Sun.
David Moyes's side could reportedly face competition for Bamba's signature from Crystal Palace and Huddersfield Town, who have attempted to sign the midfielder previously.
Bamba, who joined Saint-Etienne when he was 15 years old, has racked up six goals and four assists in Ligue 1 this season.
The youngster has earned caps for France at various youth levels and is currently part of their Under-21s setup.