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Ba close to Toffees deal

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Everton are close to signing West Ham United striker Demba Ba, according to an executive at the club.

The Senegalese forward signed from Hoffenheim during the January transfer window, but his seven goals came in vein as the Hammers relegated from the Premier League on the penultimate weekend of the season.

And with a clear-out expected at Upton Park, Ba could lead the exit.

A West Ham executive said: "He was offered £50,000 a-week wages and a half a million pound signing on fee. But he decided to walk away. We think he may now sign for Everton."

 

As well as Everton, who are also interested in signing Jay Bothroyd, will have to compete for Ba's signature with Newcastle United, with Alan Pardew also an admirer.

He said: "Demba Ba has done very well since he came to England, and he's a good player. I'm very much aware of him, and I probably know what he is capable of more than most because I've known about him for a while, before he went to West Ham.

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