West Ham United have won the race for highly-rated KAS Eupen striker Henry Onyekuru, according to a report made by Owngoalnigeria.com.

The media outlet claims the Hammers have agreed a 7million fee for the 19-year-old, who has had an impressive campaign for the Belgium side.

Onyekuru has scored 22 goals in 40 appearances across all competitions for Eupen this season, whilst also contributing with nine assists as well.

His recent form has also caught the eye at international level, with the Nigerian team calling him up for their upcoming friendlies against Corsica and Togo.

Despite attracting reported interest from Crystal Palace, Everton, Bournemouth and West Bromwich Albion, it is thought West Ham lead the race in bringing the player to the Premier League.

A source for the Nigerian media outlet states the hot-prospect will join the Hammers should they agree terms and also add-ons to Eupen, such as a future transfer sell on fee.

It was also commented that they were hopeful Onyekuru will join the East London side for pre-season with a deal likely to be announced in the next month should the talks continue at the same pace.

Slaven Bilic will be hopeful that the signing pays off, should he arrive at the London Stadium during the summer, after the arrivals during the previous transfer window failed to impress, with the likes of Simone Zaza and Johnathan Calleri struggling to make the impact desired.

With one game left to go in the Premier League this season, the Hammers have not been as consistent and assertive as they would have hoped like last years campaign, currently finding themselves sitting in 12th place.