West Ham have confirmed the signing of Moroccan defender Nayef Aguerd from Rennes on a five-year deal.
As reported by 90min in May, Aguerd had been identified as a primary target for the Hammers this window and the club managed to fend off interest from Newcastle to get this one over the line for a fee which could exceed £30m after add-ons.
“I was really excited when I heard about West Ham United’s interest,” said Aguerd. “When I heard about it, I knew I needed to go to the Premier League, because it’s a dream for every player.
“West Ham is a historic Club. I saw a few of their…