Maxwel Cornet: West Ham signal Burnley winger for £17.5m on five-year contract | Transfer Centre News

West Ham have finished the signing of Burnley winger Maxwel Cornet for £17.5m.

The 25-year-old has signed a five-year contract with an additional one-year possibility and can put on the No 14 blouse for the Hammers.

Cornet finished his scientific on Friday earlier than finalising private phrases to turn out to be David Moyes’ 5th main summer time signing following Gianluca Scamacca (£35.5m), Nayef Aguerd (£30m), Alphonse Areola (£10.5m) and Flynn Downes (£12m).

Initially, it was once idea West Ham’s choice was once a mortgage, however the membership had been ready to fulfill Cornet’s free up clause.

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Maxwel Cornet (credit: West Ham FC)
Cornet will put on the No 14 blouse for his new facet (credit score: West Ham FC)

“It’s a brand new step for me to enroll in this giant membership and I’m truly satisfied to be right here, to be a part of the challenge for the membership. I’m simply excited to start out,” he stated.

“Everyone is aware of the extent right here within the Premier League could be very top and I need to play right here for that, so I’m truly satisfied to be right here for the following level in my profession.

“It can be wonderful to play in entrance of 62,500 fanatics at London Stadium. I performed right here for Burnley remaining season and I will’t wait to enjoy it as a West Ham participant.”

Cornet shone for Burnley remaining season regardless of their relegation, scoring 9 targets and contributing one help in 26 appearances.

Maxwel Cornet scored Burnley's winner five minutes from time to give them hope of survival
Cornet scored 9 targets for Burnley remaining season

West Ham supervisor David Moyes added: “We are overjoyed to welcome Maxwel to West Ham United. He is a flexible participant with just right enjoy, each within the Premier League and in European soccer, and can upload energy and high quality to our squad.

“He made a giant affect together with his performances for Burnley remaining season and he has inspired me together with his need to give a boost to and problem himself additional right here at West Ham.

“We sit up for bringing Maxwel into the gang and need him the entire absolute best in his profession with us.”

Will Cornet play towards Man City?

Sky Sports News reporter Dharmesh Sheth:

“We do not imagine Cornet was once registered earlier than noon [on Friday] so it is not likely he’ll play for West Ham towards Manchester City on Super Sunday.

“His first look could be away at Nottingham Forest subsequent weekend.”

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