Having already notched ten goals this season, the 30-year-old is now looking at the chance to join friend Slaven Bilic at West Ham. A reported £7.5million bid has been launched, despite West Ham claiming their deals this month will be limited by Financial Fair Play.
Having already snapped up Sam Byram from Leeds United, David Sullivan appears keen to get on with things despite a possible fine for overstepping their wage boundaries.
Yilmaz said after Saturday’s 3-2 defeat against Osmanlispor that he will soon reveal news. “My future will become clear within the next 1-2 days,” he told Turkish-football.
West Ham currently have Enner Valencia leading the line, who has four goals in three games, however injuries to Andy Carroll and Diafra Sakho means options are limited.