West Ham have acquired an offer from Schalke to sign striker Lucas Perez.

The German club wish to simply take Perez on loan using the possibility for the remaining part of the season summer to buy the Spaniard.

He joined the Hammers out of Arsenal pound & for;4m in August and it has scored five goals in 14 appearances, twice as an alternative.

12th from the Bundesliga sits and confront Manchester City in the past 16.