Irons snap up hot prospect


The Irons are tonight being reported as having snapped up  teenage goalkeeper Pablo Vazquez following a successful trial period at the club.

The 17-year-old has been with us for a month and has done enough it appears to earn himself a first professional contract.

He is back in Spain with local Seville club AD  Nervion and will join the Irons the start of the 2016/17 campaign.

The youngster made a big impression on West Ham’s coaches at the club and willn be helped to settle into London life by Adrian when he arrives next summer.

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Hugh Southon is a lifelong Iron and the founding editor of ClaretandHugh. He is a national newspaper journalist of many years experience and was Bobby Moore's 'ghost' writer during the great man's lifetime. He describes ClaretandHugh as "the Hammers daily newspaper!"

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