Text  Larger | Smaller | Default


And Papa makes nine

Filed: Tuesday, 30th August 2011
By: Staff Writer

West Ham have confirmed the arrival of Papa Bouba Diop on a free transfer.

KUMB.com revealed yesterday afternoon that United were set to sign the Senegalese international ahead of the transfer window after he successfully trialled at the club earlier in the month.

And whufc.com confirmed tonight that the deal has been completed, after the 33-year-old's work permit application was rubber-stamped earlier in the day.

Diop, who featured for Ian Hendon's development XI in a 3-1 victory over Brentford at Little Heath this lunchtime revealed that he was delighted to be joining the club.

"I am very happy today. I enjoyed playing again and it is good to be here to sign," he told whufc.com. "I want to help West Ham go up and I hope we can be successful.

"English football is the best in the world. I have come here to work hard and give 100 per cent in every game I play for West Ham United. I want to show the people I am back again."

To see pictures of Papa in action during today's game against Brentford, visit the KUMB.com forum.

Related News

   arrow   Farewell, Faubert [23rd May 2012]
   arrow   Sam planning ahead [20th May 2012]
   arrow   The opposition view... Barnsley [7th Apr 2012]
   arrow   Allardyce seeks fans' backing [6th Apr 2012]
   arrow   Big man set for return [30th Mar 2012]
   arrow   A score to settle [28th Mar 2012]
   arrow   Moore than just a forum [15th Feb 2012]
   arrow   Sam on new signings [30th Jan 2012]
   arrow   The opposition view... Barnsley [18th Dec 2011]
   arrow   West Ham Utd 1 Barnsley 0 [17th Dec 2011]

Your Comments

Please note that this section is for comments relating to the above news item only. Any off-topic or abusive posts will be removed. Posts including either links and/or foul language are automatically filtered and will not be published. To engage in further discussion on any of our news stories, visit the KUMB Forums.

Not a member of the KUMB Forums? You may register for free membership here.

by Daniel
07:22PM 30th Aug 2011
''Once again, KUMB.com on the money. Let's hope Diop provides adequete cover.''

comments powered by Disqus
News Image

On This Day ...

One Year Ago
Hammers join London march
Several hundred West Ham supporters took part in a march in central London ...more
Three Years Ago
Abdennour tempted by Hammers switch?
Highly-rated Monaco defender Aymen Abdennour is being monitored by West Ham, it has been revealed....more
Five Years Ago
It's Hall over
Rob Hall seems certain to leave West Ham for Bolton Wanderers - despite the two clubs being unable t...more