The Hammers head to Germany for a pre-season tour on Monday and were keen to get the deal for the 28-year-old wrapped up so he could join them.
Stoke City forward Marko Arnautovic is also on his way to the London Stadium for a fee of £24 million.
USA to ban Americans from travelling to North Korea
Hundreds of Americans are among the roughly 4,000 to 5,000 Western tourists who visit North Korea each year, according to U.S. Koryo Tours and Young Pioneers Tours both said that they had been informed by the government about the impending travel ban.
"Everyone knows that West Ham is a big club, with a big history and I'm happy to be a part of it now".
With West Ham signing Chicharito for £13m, Mourinho may be kicking himself that he did not try to bring the 96-time Mexico global back to Old Trafford. But this time with West Ham. It looks like they are playing to win the Premier League, too.
After the club's poor finish last season and no Champions League play this year, it appears that the Mexican worldwide and Bayer Leverkusen mutually thought it was time to part ways.
Afghan police killed in U.S. friendly-fire air strike
An Afghan policeman keeps watch during a demonstration by Afghanistan's Hazara minority in Kabul , Afghanistan July 23, 2016. Another U.S. airstrike in October 2015 destroyed a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan and left 42 people dead.
"Pablo Zabaleta arrived earlier this summer, I said we needed a goal-scorer and we've got Hernadez to solve that problem". Stoke are probably a similar quality team but Arnautovic wants to leave them to go to West Ham because of the location and the size of the club, and that's a massive thing.
During his time at Old Trafford he scored 59 goals in 156 appearances - many of those from the bench.
Arnautovic scored 26 goals during four seasons at Stoke after joining the club from German Bundesliga side Werder Bremen in 2013.
Turkey condemns German minister's comments about investing in Turkey
Germany has also issued a travel warning for its citizens coming to Turkey after the arrest of human rights activists in Istanbul. Since July, Turkey has arrested hundreds of military personnel, activists and journalists on suspicion of links with Gulen.