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Atletico Madrid wait in the wings as striker fails to agree terms with West Ham

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Bacca appears set to snub West Ham after failing to agree to personal terms, and turns his attention to Spain.

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Carlos Bacca appears to be wanting greener pastures than West Ham can offer.

It would appear as if talks between West Ham and Carlos Bacca have broken down, with the English club unwilling to move from their 4 million euro per season wage offer, with Bacca believing to be after at least 5 million per season. The two clubs had initially agreed on a transfer fee, with personal terms and discussion with Bacca the only obstacle in the way of the Hammers signing the Colombian striker.

With the club and player so far being unwillingly to come to an agreement, it seems as if Bacca is holding out for better offers, and that he would prefer a move to Spain, where both Atletico Madrid and Valencia are reportedly interested in the 29-year-old striker. Whether they are willing to match the reported 25 million figure from West Ham remains to be seen.

Bacca's days appear to be numbered with Milan, where new coming manager Vincenzo Montella doesn't see the Colombian striker fitting to his system. The striker joined the club last season for a fee of 30 million euros, and was one of their more impressive players throughout the season, scoring 20 goals in 42 appearances for the club. He also had a successful Copa America, starring for Colombia and helping them reach the semi-finals, where they lost out to Chile.

While the club seemed willing to let Bacca head to England, the striker apparently has other ideas. Unless West Ham come back with an improved offer, and there are rumours there may be one, then expect Bacca to head elsewhere. Stay tuned for further updates!