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More to follow, says Sullivan


Filed: Wednesday, 11th July 2018
By: Staff Writer


Co-owner David Sullivan has opened up with his thoughts on West Ham United's summer transfer business.

On the day West Ham confirmed their fifth arrival of pre-season in the shape of experienced Ukraine international Andriy Yarmolenko, Sullivan spoke out to welcome the 28-year-old and hail the club's success in the transfer market.

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"We are delighted to have secured two very exciting signings in the space of three days," Sullivan told whufc.com. ďAs a Board, we assured our supporters that we would be looking to bring in high-calibre players, and Jack and Andriy fit that bill perfectly.

"Both of them have played at the highest level and we look forward to seeing that quality on show on a regular basis in the claret and blue. Jack also knows the Premier League very well, and I know all our supporters will join me in welcoming them both.

"They become our fourth and fifth new signings of an already busy summer; we also hope to have more exciting news regarding incomings in the near future as we aim to provide Manuel [Pellegrini] with the strongest squad possible."

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Sullivan, who recently hired Mario Husillos as Director of Football was speaking publicly for the first time since West Ham United were fined for March's pitch invasions that occured during the 3-0 home defeat to Burnley.

That protest, and various other smaller demonstrations that followed were partly the result of the club's dreadful record in the transfer market - something that Sullivan and his fellow Board members appear particularly determined to address this summer.






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