Maxwel Cornet: West Ham signed Burnley winger for £ 17.5m on five-year deal | Information from the switch middle

West Ham accomplished the signing of Burnley winger Maxwel Cornet for £ 17.5 million.

The 25-year-old has signed a five-year contract with an extra 12 months of possibility and can put on the quantity 14 shirt of the Hammers.

Cornet accomplished medical examinations on Friday earlier than finalizing private phrases to develop into David Moyes’ fifth huge summer time buy after Gianluca Scamacca (£ 35.5 million), Nayef Aguerd (£ 30 million), Alphonse Areola (£ 10.5 million) ) and Flynn Downes (£ 12 million).

West Ham’s choice was initially regarded as a mortgage, however the membership was eager to abide by Cornet’s launch clause.

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Maxwel Cornet (credit: West Ham FC)
Cornet will put on jersey no. 14 of his new crew (credit score: West Ham FC)

“It is a new step for me to hitch this nice membership and I am actually completely satisfied to be right here, to be a part of the undertaking for the membership. I am simply excited to get began,” he stated.

Everybody is aware of that the extent right here within the Premier League could be very excessive and I need to play right here for that, so I am actually completely satisfied to be right here for the subsequent stage of my profession.

“Will probably be nice to play in entrance of 62,500 followers on the London Stadium. I performed right here for Burnley final season and may’t wait to expertise it as a West Ham participant.”

Cornet shined for Burnley final season regardless of relegation, scoring 9 targets and contributing one help in 26 appearances.

Maxwel Cornet scored the Burnley winner with five minutes left to give them hope of survival
Cornet scored 9 targets for Burnley final season

West Ham supervisor David Moyes added: “We’re delighted to welcome Maxwel to West Ham United. He’s a flexible participant with good expertise, each within the Premier League and in European soccer, and can add power and high quality to our squad. .

“He made a big effect along with his efficiency for Burnley final season and impressed me along with his want to enhance and problem himself additional right here at West Ham.

We sit up for bringing Maxwel to the group and need him all the perfect of his profession with us. “

Will Cornet play in opposition to Man Metropolis?

Sky Sports activities Information reporter Dharmesh Sheth:

“We do not suppose the Cornet was registered earlier than midday [on Friday] due to this fact it’s unlikely he’ll play for West Ham in opposition to Manchester Metropolis Tremendous Sunday.

“His first look is more likely to be away at Nottingham Forest subsequent weekend.”

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