Text  Larger | Smaller | Default

NewsNow

Wilshere is a Hammer


Filed: Monday, 9th July 2018
By: Staff Writer


England international Jack Wilshere has completed his free transfer to West Ham.

The 26-year-old midfielder has signed a three-year contract with the Hammers and is currently on his way to Switzerland in order to team up with the rest of the first team squad.

Embed from Getty Images


Wilshere, who has won more than 30 caps for England so far was available on a free having left Arsenal, his only previous professional club, following a string of injuries that constantly interrupted his career.

However having made 38 appearances last season for Arsenal and 29 during the 2016/17 campaign whilst on loan at Bournemouth, both he and his new employers will be hoping the worst is behind them.

"Iíve got good memories of my childhood supporting West Ham, watching them at Upton Park," Wilshere told whufc.com upon the confirmation of his arrival. "It feels good, and my family and a few of my friends are West Ham fans so everyoneís buzzing!

"I want to be playing here in front of the Hammers and the bond Iíve had with the club since my childhood will make it even more special."

Embed from Getty Images


West Ham United's new Director of Football Mario Husillos welcomed Wilshere to the club, insisting that his "vast experience" will help improve the squad.

"He has shown that he has game-changing abilities on the biggest stage as well as having the creativity and intelligence to make a real difference," he said.

"He is a passionate man and has shown winning characteristics throughout his career. Jack will be a great addition and we look forward to seeing his undoubted quality in a West Ham United shirt over the coming years."





Related News

   arrow   Pre-match press conference: Manuel Pellegrini v Chelsea [21st Sep 2018]
   arrow   In brief - Wednesday's news round-up [19th Sep 2018]
   arrow   Wilshere out until Christmas? [18th Sep 2018]
   arrow   In brief - Tuesday's news round-up [18th Sep 2018]
   arrow   Wilshere out for six weeks [17th Sep 2018]
   arrow   In brief - Wednesday's news round-up [12th Sep 2018]
   arrow   In brief - Monday's news round-up [3rd Sep 2018]
   arrow   Wilshere can become a West Ham legend [video] [24th Aug 2018]
   arrow   In brief - Friday's news round-up [24th Aug 2018]
   arrow   Pre-match press conference: Unai Emery v West Ham Utd [video] [23rd Aug 2018]



Your Comments


Please note that this section is for comments relating to the above news item only. Any off-topic or abusive posts will be removed. Posts including either links and/or foul language are automatically filtered and will not be published. To engage in further discussion on any of our news stories, visit the KUMB Forums.

Not a member of the KUMB Forums? You may register for free membership here.

comments powered by Disqus
 
News Image




On This Day ...

One Year Ago
Post-match press conference: Mauricio Pochettino v West Ham United [audio]
Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino admitted that his team were caught in a real...more
Three Years Ago
Bilic, Payet, Silva & Cottee: Friday's news
Get the very latest West Ham news in one place, with our new daily media round-up!...more
Five Years Ago
The KUMB.com Podcast: Season 2, Episode 5
The Knees up Mother Brown podcast is back with a bang - and available for download now......more