Pedro Obiang comments on Twitter after making West Ham debut

West Ham United played out a 3-3 draw with Peterborough United in a pre-season friendly on Saturday.

West Ham United midfielder Pedro Obiang has taken to social networking site Twitter to express his delight at making his debut for the club.

The 23-year-old made his debut for the Hammers in their pre-season friendly game against Peterborough United at London Road on Saturday afternoon.

The former Sampdoria star started the encounter and gave a decent account of himself, as West Ham played out a 3-3 draw.

Following the game, Obiang, who joined the Hammers from Serie A outfit Sampdoria earlier this summer, posted the following message on Twitter:

Big season ahead

Obiang has been signed with the intention of making West Ham a real force in the Premier League and make them competitive enough to challenge for a European spot.

The former Spain Under-21 international has arrived in England with a strong reputation, and he will be determined to make a good start to his Premier League career.

Obiang was one of the best players for Sampdoria in the 2014-15 Serie A campaign.

The Spanish midfielder scored three goals and created 28 chances in 33 league appearances.

The 23-year-old had a pass accuracy of 82% and a shot accuracy of 52%, and won 22 headers, 26 dribbles and 76 tackles.

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