West Ham United have confirmed the signing of Maxwel Cornet from Burnley for an undisclosed fee.
The 25-year-old player – who can appear as a left winger, wing-back or full-back – has signed a five-year contract at the London Stadium, with a further one year option.
‘It’s a new step for me to join this big Club and I’m really happy to be here, to be part of the project for the Club. I’m just excited to start,’ the Ivory Coast international told the Hammers website.
Maxwel Cornet has signed a five-year contract with West Ham after his move from Burnley
‘Everyone knows the level here in the Premier League is very high and I want to play here for that, so I’m really happy to be here for the next stage in my career.
‘It will be amazing to play in front of 62,500 fans at London Stadium. I played here for Burnley last season and I can’t wait to experience it as a West Ham player.’
The Ivory Coast international will wear the number 14 shirt for the Hammers this season
Cornet has over 300 previous appearances for clubs including Metz and Olympique Lyonnais
Cornet was Burnley’s top scorer last season, scoring nine times in his first year for the Clarets
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