West Ham United have signed young striker Mipo Odubeko from Manchester United, as reported by the club’s official channels.
There are exciting signs based off what he achieved last season, having got a total of 35 goals in the Red Devils’ youth ranks, as well as netting on his U18 Premier League debut, while he has also been capped by the Republic of Ireland at U17s level.
The 17-year-old has tweeted about his delight after signing for the Hammers:
New chapter begins!
Delighted to announce that I’m officially a @WestHam player!
Now it’s time to get down to business! pic.twitter.com/JKltKIeR8A
— Mipo Odubeko (@mipoodubeko) October 25, 2019
Many West Ham fans have been quick to welcome their new and exciting recruit, with tweets flooding into the replies.
There is a feeling of smugness among some of them, due to the fact he decided to leave Man United to join the club, while there is also anticipation for what he will be able to offer going forward.
Fans will have to be patient to see him in the first-team though, as he is initially going into the U18s.
A selection of Twitter reaction to the announcement, including posts from enthused West Ham fans, can be seen below:
Welcome mate, you made the right choice. COYI!!!
— Dan Lawless (@TheLawless) October 25, 2019
Welcome to the club mate all the best for the future
— Ryan Archer (@ryanarcher84) October 25, 2019
Welcome Mipo good to have you
— Xande (@GoldXandeSilva) October 25, 2019
Good luck Mipo
— Léo (@leogowing23) October 25, 2019
Welcome to the Hammers
— Glenn Bryant (@AtomGlenn) October 25, 2019
— Adrian Smith (@adiesmith64) October 25, 2019
Good luck Mipo, you are living the dream, work harder than the rest & become a legend!
— West Ham & Sarcasm (@HappilyMis) October 25, 2019
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