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And Sanchez makes ten

Filed: Thursday, 9th August 2018
By: Staff Writer

West Ham have confirmed the capture of former Aston Villa midfielder Carlos Sanchez from Fiorentina on a two-year contract.

The club announced the final signing of a productive summer moments before the transfer window closed until January.

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"Iím very happy to be here," the Colombian international told whufc.com. "Iím very excited and looking forward to achieving lots.

"I decided to come here because, first, it is the Premier League, second, itís a beautiful club and the fans are always helping the club and, third, for me itís an amazing opportunity and an amazing project the club are leading, being ambitious and keen to achieve good things.

"Previously, at Aston Villa, we started very well but sadly it didnít end well, but I always maintained the same desire to return and here I am, with the same mission, with the same desires and dreams.

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"Iím very grateful to everyone at West Ham. Iíd like to thank all of the people, the whole club, for having me."

Sanchez becomes West Ham United's tenth signing of pre-season - nine of which have been signed for the first team squad, with Xande Silva the only addition to the Under 23s.

West Ham Utd's summer business

Issa Diop (Toulouse): £21m
Lukasz Fabianski (Swansea City): £7m
Ryan Fredericks (Fulham): Free transfer
Jack Wilshere (Arsenal): Free transfer
Andriy Yarmolenko (Borussia Dortmund): £17.5m
Fabian Balbuena (Corinthians): £4m
Felipe Anderson (Lazio): £34m + £8m add-ons
Xande Silva (Porto): £1.5m
Lucas Perez (Arsenal): £4m + £1m add-ons
Carlos Sanchez (Fiorentina): £5m

Reece Burke (Hull City): £1.5m
Cheikhou Kouyate (Crystal Palace): £9.5m
Jordan Hugill (Middlesbrough): Season-long loan

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