West Ham United have accomplished the signing of Burnley ahead Maxwel Cornet for £17.5m.
The London membership activated the discharge clause within the Ivory Coast star’s Clarets contract and the 25-year-old has signed a five-year contract with an additional one-year choice with the Hammers, stories Sky Sports.
Cornet has opted for the quantity 14 shirt in David Moyes’ squad and can possible make his debut towards Nottingham Forest subsequent week.
The ahead leaves Burnley after only one season, which resulted within the Clarets getting relegated to the Championship. The 25-year-old performed 26 instances within the Premier League final season, scoring 9 objectives and aiding an additional one.
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David Moyes needed to signal a left-sided attacker this summer season and Cornet cannot solely play in that place however a number of others. This can be a large optimistic in signing the 25-year-old and it’s a motive so many Premier League golf equipment needed the ahead.
Based on talkSPORT, Newcastle had been able to set off the £17.5m launch clause in Cornet’s Burnley contract however had been crushed to the punch by West Ham.
As for the others, Everton had a bid to take Cornet on mortgage rejected by Burnley and signed his former teammate Dwight McNeil as an alternative; whereas the 25-year-old didn’t agree private phrases with Nottingham Forest leading to that transfer collapsing; Chelsea additionally thought-about a transfer for the ahead earlier within the switch window however have didn’t make their curiosity official with a bid, states the report.