West Ham have confirmed the signing of Paris Saint-Germain defender Thilo Kehrer on a four-year contract with a two-year choice.
The Germany worldwide is West Ham’s sixth summer season signing following the arrivals of Nayef Aguerd, Alphonse Areola, Gianluca Scamacca, Maxwel Cornet and Flynn Downes.
90min revealed earlier this week that the 2 golf equipment had agreed a payment of €12m plus add-ons for Kehrer, who had lower than a yr left on his contract in France. He has ignored curiosity from Sevilla to signal for the Irons.
“I am very excited to sign for West Ham United,” he advised the membership’s web site. “This is one of the best league on the planet and I’m excited to come back and play within the Premier League.
“I spoke to the manager and he told me how he sees me fitting in at the club. My biggest aim now is to get into the team, integrate into the group and enjoy playing for West Ham.”
Kehrer’s arrival is a manger enhance for supervisor David Moyes, who has been in need of choices in central protection in latest weeks.
Ben Johnson has partnered Kurt Zouma on the again, with Aguerd injured and each Angelo Ogbonna and Craig Dawson struggling for health.
Moyes added: “I am really pleased to welcome Thilo to West Ham United. He is a talented player who can play in a number of defensive positions, adding strength and depth to our current options.”
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Kehrer started his skilled profession with Schalke and made 59 appearances in all competitions for the German facet earlier than being picked up as a prime younger expertise by PSG.
He has since established himself within the German nationwide crew, making 12 appearances at worldwide stage over the previous two years.