West Ham signs forward Andriy Yarmolenko from Dortmund

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London, July 11 (IANS) Ukraine forward Andriy Yarmolenko has signed a four-year contract with West Ham, the Premier League club announced on Wednesday.

West Ham chose not to disclose the fee they paid for the 28-year-old, who joined the Hammers from Borussia Dortmund, reports Efe.

“Of course, I am very happy to sign for West Ham United.” Yarmolenko said.

“West Ham is a big club with good fans and I am happy to come to play in the Premier League,” he added.

“The Premier League is the best league in the world and I know that an interesting project is being built here at West Ham. The team wants to achieve high things and I am excited for this challenge,” Yarmolenko said.

Yarmolenko is West Ham’s fifth summer signing after Jack Wilshere, Issa Diop, Ryan Fredericks and Lukasz Fabianski.

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With Dortmund, Yarmolenko played 18 games and scored three goals.

–IANS

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