The striker – as revealed by ClaretandHugh several days ago – has finally made his move across the channel.
And co-chairman Sullivan – speaking to us exclusively today said: “We wish him well, it is just a loan and we are paying the bulk of his wages.
“But it is a chance for the player to put himself in the shop window – we wish him well.”
Metz announced this morning on their website that the player was joining them.
Maiga has scored 6 goals for the Hammers from 37 appearances and has just under two years remaining on his contract.