FC Basel have reportedly agreed a provisional £5million deal with West Ham for centre-back Fabian Schar.

According to a story in The Sun, the highly rated player who appeared in the World Cup and has taken part in 13 Champions League and 15 Europa League games, is heading for Upton Park.

Schar had previously been linked with Arsenal and Tottenham and has spoken of his ambition to play in the Premier League in the past.