Flocking to Twitter, many West Ham United fans have been left excited as the club confirm Alphonse Areola’s signing from Paris-Saint Germain on a season-long loan (whufc.com).
West Ham had been in talks for both Areola and West Bromwich Albion shot stopper Sam Johnstone, with Sky Sports lifting the lid on a rejected £6 million offer for the latter man.
Attention then turned to PSG’s keeper as manager David Moyes searched for a player who could provide sufficient back up and competition for long time number one Lukasz Fabianski.
Talks had reportedly been ongoing for quite some time, but at long last, West Ham have finally announced Areola’s signing from the French capital.
The 28-year-old joins on an initial season-long loan but the Irons have an option to make it permanent next summer.
Flocking to Twitter in full reaction, West Ham fans had plenty to say in response to the club’s official account.
Find all of their best ones down below.
West Ham fans buzz over Areola signing…
“Gorgeous! Just what the doctor ordered”
“What a great signing needed a quality GK for years with Fab getting older”
“We are massive”
“HES SO PERFECT”
“YESSS NOW ZOUMA”
“Absolutely outstanding signing this. Come on you irons”
“Excellent first signing!”
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