Premier League side, West Ham United have completed the signing of former Super Eagles striker, Emmanuel Emenike. The forward is expected to remain at the club till the end of the summer. Hammers boss, Slaven Bilic had shown interest in bolstering his options in attack following Mauro Zarate’s departure and key men, Diafra Sakho and Andy Carroll out with injury. Emenike had been playing in Turkey when Bilic was also managing there The 28-year-old, who spent half of this season on loan at Al-Ain in UAE, has scored 7 goals in 11 games.
“I have always known West Ham as a great club,” Emenike told West Ham TV.
“I have always been watching them. West Ham’s a great club and I am very, very happy and very, very excited that I am here.
“I’ve known him [Bilic] for years. When he was at Lokomotiv Moscow, I was at Spartak Moscow, then he came to Besiktas and I was in Fenerbahce, so we have known each other for a long time. I’m happy to be here and happy to play for him.
“We have followed each other’s careers and thank God we are here today and we are here together.”
“The Premier League is the best in the world, it is everyone’s dream to come and play here. I am excited to be here.
“But it is not always just about the player, it is team work and it is all about us as a team. I am here to play with the team and work with the team,” he said.
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