Benni McCarthy (Striker)
12th Nov 1977 (Cape Town)Signed:
31st Jan 2010 (£2,500,000)Contract:
2½ yearsPrevious Club:
Worst Signing 2009/10; Worst Player of the Season (runner up) 2010/11.
Benni McCarthy finally landed a move to West Ham United five years after first undergoing a medical at the club.
Having seen his 2005 move fall through at the last minute due to former club Porto pulling out having agreed a ?6.3million deal, McCarthy finally arrived in East London via the North West and three years at Blackburn.