Nene wants long-term deal at West Ham United

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Nene suggests that he wants to remain at Premier League outfit West Ham United beyond the summer.

West Ham United winger Nene has suggested to The London Evening Standard that he wants to remain at the club beyond the summer.

The 33-year-old joined the Premier League outfit on a free transfer in February, and is scheduled to remain with the Hammers until the end of the season.

Nene has made only two appearances in the Premier League for West Ham, creating one chance and having a pass accuracy of 73% in the process.

The former Paris Saint-Germain star was brought in by the London outfit in order to add to the squad depth and cover for injuries, but he wants to be part of the club’s long-term future.

“It (the Olympic Stadium) will be a very beautiful stadium,” Nene told The London Evening Standard. “The club has been waiting for it for a long time [and] we are looking forward to it.

“Even for myself, who has just arrived, it is no different. They have shown me some pictures, the project, and I hope to be part of the squad in the opening match at this wonderful stadium.”

West Ham will move to the Olympic Stadium for the 2016-17 season, and it seems that it is fast proving to be an attractive proposition for players.

However, Nene has a lot to do before he can stake a claim to a long-term contract with Sam Allardyce’s team.

The veteran has not yet shown what he is capable of, and at the age of 33, he is past his prime, which means that West Ham may be reluctant to shell out too much on his wages.

For Nene to get a long-term deal with West Ham, he will have to prove his fitness and step up his game in the final months of the season.

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