West Ham United completes the signing of the Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Alphonse Areola for a five-year-deal.
However, West Ham United paid £7.75m to Paris Saint-Germain in order to sign the 29-year-old. He joined the Hammers on loan last summer. However, he managed to keep five clean sheets in his UEFA Europa League run.
Alphonse Areola said on club’s official website: “I feel good, I feel great, I’m happy to sign and happy to stay here permanently and I can’t wait to start to train and to do the job,”
“The main thing is that I felt the love of the supporters last season. Something for me that is really important is to feel that I’m loved. I know that I have to do my job and to do everything to make them happy, and obviously also the team, my teammates, the staff and Xavi Valero as well. The vibe of last season was great, so I just wanted to do everything to stay here.
“I feel comfortable, I feel like when I’m signing in a club, I want to feel that it’s like my second family. Obviously, we’re here every day and we are sharing lots of times together. So I have to feel comfortable with everyone and feel them comfortable with me as well, so I just feel comfortable here.”