West Ham United complete the signing of 26-year-old Morocco international Nayef Aguerd from French club Rennes.
However, Nayef Aguerd has signed a five-year contract with the Hammers for £30 million. Moreover, there was also interest from Newcastle United to sign Aguerd from the Ligue 1 side.
After joining Rennes from fellow French club Dijon in 2020, he made 66 league appearances for the team.
“I was really excited when I heard about West Ham United’s interest,” said Aguerd to club’s official website.
“When I heard about it, I knew I needed to go to the Premier League, because it’s a dream for every player
“West Ham is a historic Club. I saw a few of their games this year, and I saw the fans and the atmosphere were fantastic, with the bubbles!
“I talked with the manager and he showed me that he was very interested, so it was easy to choose to come to West Ham.”