West Ham Chairman David Sullivan has told the club’s official website that signing Angelo Ogbonna from Juventus on a four year contract shows ambition.
“He is a great signing for the Club and shows the ambition we have getting yet another international player for a sizeable fee.” Sullivan told WHUFC.com.
“I think this strengthens us in a department we have had injuries in season after season and been left short.” he added
Although the fee was widely reported to have been £8.5m the final figure may be over £10m if Jack Sullivan has got his sums right.
The 15 year old son of the Chairman after he tweeted “Ogbonna becomes our 4 summer signing! For another 8 figure sum”