David Ornstein of The Athletic has confirmed West Ham United’s bid for Lucas Paqueta. The proposal is worth €40 million, with talks reportedly advancing between the Hammers and Lyon. The Brazilian midfielder has been a critical target for several Premier League sides, including Arsenal, Newcastle United, and Manchester City. West Ham United have emerged as surprise contenders for Lucas Paqueta, with David Moyes’ side making a formal bid worth €40 million for the Brazilian attacking midfielder. Lyon are yet to accept the proposal, although talks are ongoing between the two clubs.