West Ham United have announced the Club-record signing of Austria attacker Marko Arnautovic from Stoke City.The talented Arnautovic joins the Hammers from Stoke City, adding proven Premier League and international quality to Slaven Bilic’s forward line.The 28-year-old, who arrives from Stoke City on a five-year contract, becomes West Ham’s third signing of the summer, following England goalkeeper Joe Hart and Argentina full-back Pablo Zabaleta.“It feels special to me to be a West Ham player,” said Arnautovic, who has 62 caps for his country.
“Everyone knows that West Ham is a big Club, with big history and I’m happy to be a part of it now. I can’t wait to get started.“I played against West Ham at the old stadium – I didn’t play last year at the new stadium because I was suspended – but I came to the game and I can only say it is a massive Club with a lot of fans.“They are crazy for football and this is what I like. The Club is still growing, getting better and better and that’s why I’m here.”
Story By: Felix Okaijah