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West Ham sign French striker Sebastien Haller from Frankfurt

Sebastien Haller. Photograph:( Reuters )

London, UK Jul 18, 2019, 11.02 AM (IST)

West Ham United have signed French striker Sebastien Haller from Bundesliga team Eintracht Frankfurt for an undisclosed club-record fee, the Premier League club said on Wednesday.

The 25-year-old joins on a five-year deal with an option of a further year, becoming the Londoners' fourth signing of the summer.

British media reports put the figure at £45 million ($56 million).

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West Ham's previous record signing was attacking midfielder Felipe Anderson from Lazio last July for a reported initial £35 million, rising to a potential 42 million.

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Haller joins on a five-year deal with an option of a further year, becoming West Ham's fourth signing of the summer