West Ham have announced the signing of Swiss midfielder Edimilson Fernandes from FC Sion for an undisclosed fee, believed to be £5.5million.
The 20-year-old was introduced on the pitch of the London Stadium prior to Thursday evening’s Europa League qualifier against Romanians Astra Giurgiu.
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Fernandes, the cousin of former Manchester City and Leicester midfielder Gelson Fernandes, becomes manager Slaven Bilic’s ninth signing of the summer.
He has put pen to paper on a four-year contract with the Hammers.