West Ham sign Czech defender Vladimir Coufal for $6.5 million

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New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Oct 02, 2020, 06.28 PM(IST)

West Ham sign Czech defender Vladimir Coufal for $6.5 million Photograph:( AFP )

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The defender signed a contract with West Ham side until 2023, with the option of a further two years. 

Czech Republic defender Vladimir Coufal sealed his deal with West Ham around £5 million ($6.5 million). 

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The defender signed a contract with West Ham side until 2023, with the option of a further two years. 

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The 28-year-old joins his former Slavia and current national team-mate, Tomas Soucek, at the London Stadium.

"I'm very happy I am part of the West Ham family," Coufal said. "I will do everything so that West Ham will be successful.

"I know about the interest West Ham had in me for a long time but now finally I am here and I am so happy."

Moyes said the club had been tracking the player for some time.

"Vladimir fits the profile of the type of player we want to bring to the football club -- hungry, ambitious and determined," he said.

"He is a proven talent with Champions League and international experience, but we believe his best years are still ahead of him here at West Ham."

(Inputs from AFP) 

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