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The cost of three Irons transfers revealed

West Ham has invested over £40m in the three transfer deals they have completed this summer while committing another £35m in wages over the lifetime of their contracts.

Ryan Fredericks was a free agent but we paid a combined total of £4m in signing on bonus and agent fees to land the former Fulham man.

Issa Diop’s transfer fee from Toulouse was £22m with a further £2.2m signing on bonus plus £4.4m of add-ons based on appearances totalling a potential £ 28.6m.

The Lukasz Fabianski  deal officially announced this morning will cost the Hammers around £7.5m based on transfer and agent fees.

On the wages front, the Hammers have invested around £35m of wages over the life of their contracts on those mentioned above.

Wage estimates: Issa Diop £67.5k per week over 5 years = £17.5m. Lukasz Fabianski £50k per week over 3 years = £7.8m. Ryan Fredericks £50k per week over 4 years =£10.4m    Total £35.7m

About Sean Whetstone

I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter
 

One comment on “The cost of three Irons transfers revealed

  1. …which leaves approx £35m, if the reported £75m war-chest is accurate. We can add income from sales to that and we can still seek other free agents such as Balotelli and Wilshere for example.

    Happy days…I think.

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