BREAKING: #Westham United Saïd #Benrahma Set To Sign For #Lyon?, #Fulham Bid For #Benrahma?—-Benrahma have travel to France in other to seal a move to Olympique Lyon in the final hours of the transfer window.
West Ham have rejected Fulham late approach for Saïd Benrahma — it was for straight loan. Benrahma, in Lyon to complete his move to OL in the final hours.
The former Brentford winger who joined Westham United on a season long loan in the summer of 2020 with an option to make deal the permanent.
On 31 October, he came off the bench and made his debut in a 2–1 loss against Liverpool in a league fixture.
He was named in the starting 11 for the first time in a 2–1 win over Leeds United on 11 December.
On 29 January 2021, the loan deal was terminated early as West Ham signed Benrahma on a permanent contract in order to free up a domestic loan space for the incoming Jesse Lingard.
The club agreed to pay £25 million plus £5 million in add-ons. The transfer fee made Benrahma West Ham’s third most expensive player behind Sébastien Haller and Felipe Anderson.
On 15 May 2021, Benrahma scored his first goal for West Ham in a 1–1 away league draw against Brighton & Hove Albion and he has since then gone to score only 15 goals in 95 outings.