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As first reported by owngoalnigeria.com 11 days ago, Emmanuel Emenike according to his cousin will arrive London today to complete his move to West Ham United.

“Emenike is waiting to get his visa as we speak as both teams have already reached an agreement on his loan deal” He told owngoalnigeria.com on the condition of anonymity.

“There was a late push from a chinese team but coach of West Ham Slaven Bilic knows him so well during his time at Turkey so that helped him in convincing Emenike to join the Hammers” He said.

28 year old Emenike cancelled his loan deal with UAE based Al-Ain where he has scored 7 times in 11 games as exclusively gathered by owngoalnigeria.com due to West Ham interest.

He had a torrid time last season at Fenerbache as he battled poor form which lead to a clash with the fans and at a point he attempted to substitute himself in a league game.

Best known for his pace,power,skill and aggression his loan deal to West Ham has a provision for them to make the deal permanent in the summer based on success.