Enner Valencia of Ecuador controls the ball against Laurent Koscielny of France during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group E match between Ecuador and France

Enner Valencia joins West Ham: Hammers complete £12m signing of Ecuador striker Valencia subject to a work permit

Valencia featured at the World Cup and will join his brother Antonio Valencia in the Premier League providing a work permit is approved to complete his move from Pachuca

Enner Valencia, Ecuador

Enner Valencia to West Ham: Ecuador striker undergoing medical

After impressing at the World Cup, Valencia looks set to become West Ham's fifth signing of the summer

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Yehven Konoplyanka latest: West Ham make £9.5 million offer for Dnipro winger - reports

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West Ham sign Diego Poyet: Charlton midfielder completes transfer to Premier League side

The son of Gus Poyet was named the Addicks' player of the season last term

Cheikhou Kouyate, in action for Anderlecht in the Champions League, has signed a four-year deal at the Boleyn Ground

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West Ham co-chairman David Sullivan defends appointment of Teddy Sheringham as attacking coach as he reveals former striker was Sam Allardyce's choice

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Stewart Downing celebrates with Andy Carroll and Mark Noble after scoring West Ham's second in the 2-0 win over Tottenham

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Teddy Sheringham joins West Ham: Former striker joins Hammers in bid to provide 'entertainment'

Sheringham scored 28 goals in 78 league games for the Hammers in a three-year spell for the club

Sam Allardyce in typically furious form on the sideline

West Ham transfer news: Mauro Zarate returns to the Premier League after agreeing three-year deal

The midfielder had impressed in the division for Birmingham in 2008

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce

Sam Allardyce promises to learn from this season in effort to produce a more entertaining West Ham and improve on last season's disappointment

Allardyce held on to his job after meeting with the Hammers board but must show an improvement next season after a difficult campaign

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce

Sam Allardyce keeps job but told to provide ‘more entertainment’ at West Ham

Fans resorted to booing Allardyce even when they won due to their disliking of his defensive tactics

Vincent Kompany holds the Premier League title aloft after Manchester City's win over West Ham

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Yaya Toure and Vincent Kompany celebrate scoring for Manchester City

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