Official: Chicharito is a Hammer


JavierJavier Hernandez was officially announced as a Hammer tonight after weeks of speculation.

The Mexican has signed a three-year contract with West Ham thought to be worth up to £140,000 per week with a £16m transfer fee going to Bayer Leverkusen.

“I am very happy to join West Ham United,” he told “For me, the Premier League is the best league in the world and when the opportunity came, I was desperate to sign for this club.

“It was not a difficult decision. West Ham is an historic club, and very ambitious – this summer you can see with the players signed that they are looking to have a very good season.

“I’ve had three fantastic years playing in Spain and Germany, but England was really the first big chapter in my career and I am so happy to be back.

“I am desperate for the season to start and to help the team achieve all their objectives.”

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  • markro says:

    Couldn’t be happier.

  • dannyboi85 says:

    Who wants to Slag off the David’s now have the haters gone to bed 😂😂

  • CondorHammer says:

    GET. IN. THERE!!!!
    Now, if only we could get Siggy from Swansea .
    Maybe a cheeky AC swap.

    • James says:

      I read that the swans wanted Bony back…now let me think…Bony or Chicharito..hmmm who would we prefer…lol

    • English says:

      Swansea want £50m for Siggy, we’ve got no chance. He’s a £25m player at best.

  • jonnyem1 says:

    Happy dayz……!

    COYI….! What an amazing transfer window…..gone much better than I hoped and my faith in the Daves totally restored…., never a hater but had began to question their intent after last years and Jan transfer window so glad I renewed my STicket…….

    Watch him bang one in against ManU first game of the season…! Ariba Ariba…..hahahaaaaa ⚒⚒⚒

  • James says:

    Superb news and a very exciting signing i think…yes last summer was a shocker…the two summers before were both very good..i can forgive one in four…lol
    Lets hope the wibble wobble lips are content now…nah i doubt it…

  • John says:

    Blimey that’s 4 awesome signings. Who’s next? Would anyone care if there wasn’t anymore? Save the cash till we need it? What have spent £40M? Maybe £25M net. We have;

    Hart for Randy
    Zab for Abeleo
    Arnie for Tore
    Chico for Caleri

    Maybe another £30M on a striker if they know Sakho ain’t gonna be fit.

    • Max Willow says:

      Sorry mate, but Sakho is now the full quid (again)-100% fit..
      Maybe he and Chicharito can put together something special!

  • West Ham Fan No 32 says:

    Vamos Chicharito !!! Vamos Hammers !!! COYI !!!

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