It is still short of the £30 million that The Hammers have been holding out for but they might now decide to cut their losses and do a deal.
Payet has been refusing to play for the club since making it clear to Slaven Bilic that he wanted to return to the South of France.
Dimitri Payet is set to join Marseille before the transfer window closes
Slaven Bilic revealed Dimitri Payet was refusing to play to push through a move away from West Ham
He is believed to have already agreed personal terms with Marseille and the saga looks set to come to an end before the transfer window closes on Tuesday.
West Ham are keen for the saga to come to an end and selling Payet would allow Bilic the chance to fund a move for Brentford striker Scott Hogan.
West Ham rebel Dimitri Payet continues training with the reserves
Tue, January 24, 2017
West Ham want-away Dimitri Payet has been snapped training with the reserves again
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Dimitri Payet was snapped training with the West Ham reserves today
West Ham are hopeful of bringing in Scott Hogan before the transfer window closes
Hogan is rated at around £15 million by the Championship side who have been reluctant to drop their asking price.
The East London side paid around £10 million for Hull City’s Scotland international Robert Snodgrass and are keen to get Hogan signed before the deadline.