As the Daily Mail reports, West Ham increased their offer earlier this week and Lazio accepted.
West Ham have tabled a club-record £40 million (€45m/$53m) bid for Lazio star Felipe Anderson, and are closing in on the signing of Jack Wilshere, Goal can confirm. Not many clubs could fill it week in, week out, and West Ham do.
He returned to make 38 appearances for the Gunners last season but chose to leave in search of first-team football after meeting with new Arsenal manager Unai Emery.
"At 26, he still has many years of football in front of him, and I believe he will be a great asset for us".
Wenger, who is working as a pundit for beIN Sports during the World Cup, still hailed the midfielder as an "exceptional talent" and compared him to two of the biggest names in the game.
Argentina's Nestor Pitana to referee World Cup final
A swastika became visible on the field of the closed-doors match, caused by a chemical agent put in the grass at Poljud Stadium. Perhaps, two years from now, the Three Lions will have some big winners of their own to match the Croatians' tenacity.
Top Memes After Croatia Beat England in World Cup Semi-final
Only Uruguay - who lifted the inaugural title in 1930, and again in 1950 - has a smaller population among all World Cup finalists. As the extra period started Croatia struggled to maintain their intense pressure but continued to threaten the England defense.