West Ham are set to complete the sale of Diafra Sakho to Crystal Palace by the end of the week.

According to The Mirror, Sakho is set to join Palace on a permanent deal over the next few days.

The report claims that Sakho is keen to make the move happen and escape from West Ham, where he has been frozen out of the first-team picture.

Sakho has found Premier League starts hard to come by over the past few seasons.

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Crystal Palace are actively looking to strengthen their attacking options in the January transfer window and have identified Sakho as an ideal target, with Premier League experience.

The 28-year-old scored eight goals in his first ten games for West Ham after joining the club from Metz.

He has 18 Premier League goals to his name, including two this season for West Ham.

West Ham are expected to do business before the window closes.