WEST HAM have waved goodbye to £36million flop Felipe Anderson after Lazio appeared to confirm his transfer.
The Brazilianhit just 12 goals in three years as a Hammer and spent a disappointing loan spell at Porto last season.
Lazio were rumoured last month to be keen on re-signing the winger, who emerged as a star of Serie A during an initial spell in Rome.
And a deal has been completed, although it has currently been announced solely through the Italian club's app.
The confirmation cited Anderson's final appearance for the Aquile before signing for West Ham – a 3-2 defeat to Inter Milan that knocked the team out of the Champions League places on the final day of the 2017-18 campaign.
It also highlighted Lazio's sky blue colour scheme and sunnier climes as 'smiling' more than East London.
The statement read: "Felipe Anderson and Lazio have found themselves after three seasons lived apart.
"When the roads parted, the club and the Brazilian continued towards their respective ambitions: for Lazio to chase the Champions League, after the failure of the evening of 20 May 2018, against Inter.
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"From tomorrow his home will once again bear the colours of the sky, the sky of a city that smiles more than London and that wants to bring back the smile of Felipe Anderson and his football."
Lazio will pay just over £2m for the 28-year-old, according to TuttoMercato.
Anderson must undergo a five-day quarantine and coronavirus testing regime before he can officially be unveiled.
It is said he will take a significant pay cut to earn £35,000-a-week on a five-year deal at the Stadio Olimpico.
West Ham are reportedly also set to hold a 50 per cent sell-on clause for any future transfer away from Lazio.
New coach Maurizio Sarri is described as a fan of Anderson's since his days in charge of Napoli.
The 28-year-old led Lazio to a Supercoppa Italiana crown after an appearance in the 2017 Coppa Italia final during his first stint at the club.
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