As confirmed by the club, beloved West Ham United third choice goalkeeper David Martin has signed a one-year contract extension until 2022.
The 35-year-old, son of Hammers legend Alvin Martin, will now remain at the London Stadium for a little while longer and serve as another option between the sticks behind Lukasz Fabianski and Darren Randolph.
The shot stopper is regarded as a real positive influence behind the scenes in terms of nurturing West Ham’s exciting young crop of goalkeepers coming through the ranks.
West Ham now confirm that Martin is set to do so for another year after having established himself as a respected and valued member of the senior side (whufc.com).
Indeed, teammates and colleagues highly regard his unique role within the club and it’s clear Irons supporters feel exactly the same way.
Flocking to Twitter, in reply to West Ham’s announcement from their official account, supporters dropped many excited reactions.
Find all of their best ones down below.
West Ham fans overjoyed by Martin announcement
“Fabulous news! David is one of us a real fan and the positively he brings to the entire squad and the dressing room is really special.
It’s going to be a special season and we’re thrilled David is going to be part of that”
“Born Leaders at my Football Club. Yes West Ham United. Well deserved”
“YES THE GOATTTT”
“I’m happy with this good news for the squad bonding and positive things around the club”
In other news: West Ham enter talks to sign this ‘very fast’ 42-cap forward who is likely to leave club, find out more here.
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