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West Ham agree loan deal in principle for Gedson Fernandes

West Ham have agreed a deal in principle to sign Gedson Fernandes from Benfica on an 18-month loan deal without an option to buy. The Hammers had initially made the loan offer with an obligation to buy for £33m. Benfica held a meeting on Thursday to carry out discussions on the final conditions of the proposed deal for the 21-year-old out of favor midfielder. It is also understood that Chelsea have also made an offer for Gedson Fernandes for an 18-month loan deal with an option to buy for £55m. READ: Ashley Young rejects United’s contract extension offer Regardless, Benfica are in favor of West Ham's proposition as they believe that Fernandes will likely maintain his value at the London Stadium where they feel he'll get more first-team action. Chelsea's offer depends on whether...