Arbeloa returns to Premier League after West Ham move

Date published: Wednesday 31st August 2016 8:56

Alvaro Arbeloa: Adds experience to Hammers backline

Alvaro Arbeloa: Adds experience to Hammers backline

West Ham have announced the signing of former Liverpool and Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa on a one-year contract.

Arbeloa is a Champions League winner with Real Madrid and has won the World Cup plus two European Championships with Spain.

“I am really happy to be here in a great Club in a great league,” Arbeloa told West Ham TV. “I’m really happy to be back in England and, for me, it’s a great chance and I’m looking forward to playing with this side.

“The Stadium is amazing. It’s really nice and looks fantastic. Hopefully I’m going to see the Stadium full with all our fans and I’m really happy to be here.

“For me, this is a great chance to be back in England and in the Premier League, which is a fantastic league and I want to put myself here again. This is a big Club and a great Club with fantastic players and a great coach.

“Slaven wants to see me training as soon as possible. I was talking with [Croatia internationals] Luka Modric and Matteo Kovacic and they told me good things about the coach, so I want to work with him and hopefully I can learn a lot of things.”


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