Jonathan Calleri has joined up with the West Ham squad after sealing his loan move from Deportivo Maldonado!
“I am very happy to have signed for West Ham,” said the new No28, who finished as leading scorer in the 2015 Copa Libertadores – South America’s equivalent of the UEFA Champions League – for Sao Paulo. “This represents a fantastic new challenge for me and I am really looking forward to it.
“The Premier League is the best league in the world and so I am delighted to have this opportunity to play in such a prestigious league.”
The Argentinian had been taking part in the Olympics with his native side, so the announcement of his signing had to be delayed until he was finished in Brazil. The striker has travelled with the West Ham squad to Romania and could feature in tonights Europa League play-off match with FC Astra.