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DONE DEAL: West Ham sign Villarreal star

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 14/06/2019

West Ham has completed the signing of Villarreal star Pablo Fornals for a deal worth £24million.

Fornals, 23, was impressive for five goals in all competitions, he joins the Manuel Pellegrini’s team.

"I'm very happy to be part of West Ham, I feel very good, very happy and very grateful for the opportunity that has been provided to me," Fornals, who will join up with his new teammates following the U21s European Championships this summer, told the club website.

“I want the club to continue giving opportunities to young and ambitious people, people who want to do well for the long term.

“I have worked with Mario (Husillos) before - I know him from when I was in Malaga. With Manuel (Pellegrini), only when I saw him and admired him on TV. Of course, Manuel was a big influence because in the end he is one of the best coaches in the world and who doesn't want to work with people like that?!"
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