Date: 24th July 2019 at 6:00pm
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West Ham United midfielder Pedro has arrived in Italy for a medical with side Sassuolo, according to Gianluca Di Marzio.

The Italian outlet revealed a photograph of the 27-year-old arriving at an airport on the peninsula, with a move to Roberto De Zerbi’s side all but agreed.

The Equatorial Guinea international has now landed in Italy, where he will return to the country that launched his career with .

OPINION

Yep, this pretty much seems like a done deal, doesn’t it? Obiang’s return to Italy with Sassuolo has seemingly been in place for a little while now, and it’s seemed like he’s wanted to go back to the country where he previously performed so well with Sampdoria. So it’s a departure that will earn manager Manuel Pellegrini a few extra quid to spend in the transfer market, although you’d thought he would have needed to use that to source a replacement for the 27-year-old. This is the issue for West Ham; if Obiang does leave, which seems like a near certainty, then the team will be left very light in central midfield. , and Carlos Sanchez are the only ones who could be relied upon in a defensive midfield position, and even  is someone who’d prefer to be getting forward. With Sanchez 33 years of age and coming off a major injury, you’d think it would be a good idea to bring someone in to replace Obiang.