West Ham have signed Algeria winger Stated Benrahma from Brentford in a deal that would rise to £30m.
Benrahma, 25, joins on mortgage for £5m however the Hammers have an obligation to make the switch everlasting for £20m, with an additional £5m potential in add-ons.
He accomplished the primary a part of his medical on Thursday however a problem had arisen, which was resolved in time for the deal to go forward on Friday.
Benrahma mentioned he had joined a “huge” and “historic” membership in West Ham.
He added: “I like this prospect [of playing in the Premier League]. I play soccer to get pleasure from myself in the beginning, nevertheless it’s at all times satisfying to know you are becoming a member of the most-watched league on this planet, so I’m positively wanting ahead to displaying what I can do.
“West Ham is a historic membership, which has been within the Premier League for a really very long time. It included and nonetheless consists of good gamers. It’s a huge membership in England.”
Supervisor David Moyes mentioned: “We’ve got been wanting to herald gamers who’re hungry and decided to progress and get higher.
“Stated is an thrilling expertise with plenty of skill and the precise qualities, who will complement the opposite attacking gamers we now have on the membership.”
Benrahma, who will put on the quantity 9 shirt at London Stadium, scored 17 objectives in 43 Championship appearances final season as Brentford reached the play-off remaining.
The Bees signed Benrahma from French membership Good for lower than £3m two years in the past.
Though the switch window closed on 5 October for Premier League golf equipment to signal gamers from overseas, they have been allowed to conduct enterprise with Soccer League groups till 17:00 BST on Friday.
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