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West Ham snap up Swiss keeper

AFP · 23 Jul 2012, 17:26

Published: 23 Jul 2012 17:26 GMT+02:00

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The 19-year-old, who is a Swiss under-20 international, has signed a three-year contract with an option for a further year and will arrive in East London this week.

The 6ft 3in custodian is expected to provide back-up to senior goalkeepers Jussi Jaaskelainen and Stephen Henderson, who both joined the Hammers this summer following the club's promotion from the second tier Championship.

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West Ham have also brought in defender George McCartney, midfielder Mohamed Diame and Mali forward Modibo Maiga as manager Sam Allardyce shapes his squad for the new campaign.

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2012-07-24 12:27:58 by smeghead
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