A prime target for West Ham United, the English side has reportedly confirmed their first summer signing ahead of the 2022/2023 season.
Nayef Aguerd completed the move from French outfit Stade Rennais today on a deal worth €35M, a five-year contract and a revealed jersey number of 27.
Traded clubs in 2020 in the same league from Dijon, the 26-year-old per reports have made his former side €31M in surplus as a regular starter for two seasons. During which he made 74 appearances in all competitions -recording 20 clean sheets alongside 5 goals, 3 assists, 10 received yellow cards, one red card and 4 player of the week honours.
Good in aerial and ground duels, the left-sided defender per reports is the Hammers’ fourth-highest paid player behind Sebastien Haller, Felipe Anderson and Kurt Zouma in club history.
Contesting in the Europa League once again after reaching the semi-finals last season, the 25 caps International star is viewed as the ideal player to guide them farthest in the competition and the Premier League as a whole.