West Ham United keeper Adrian comments on new contract

Adrian

West Ham United’s Adrian has signed a new deal with the club.

West Ham United goalkeeper Adrian has branded his new contract a big moment for him and his family as he told the club’s official website of his delight at extending his current deal.

The Spanish goalkeeper joined the Hammers in 2013 on a three-year contract and soon became the club’s number one, starting all 38 matches during the 2014/15 campaign.

After retaining his place in the side under new coach Slaven Bilic, the Hammers have opted to tie Adrian down to a new deal that will keep him in East London until 2017.

Speaking to the club’s official website, the 28-year-old remarked: “This is a proud moment for myself, my family and friends and I am really happy to have signed my second contract with the Club. I feel really happy for the Club and the fans.”

“I never imagined this kind of relationship with the fans. I spent 16-years at Real Betis and it was difficult to leave your home. But from the moment I arrived in London the West Ham fans had a special relationship with me.”

“For me this is a really good moment and I just want to enjoy it. This is my third season here and I want to stay here for a long time.

“Next season is really important for the Club. I have enjoyed playing at Upton Park and I want to enjoy playing in the new Stadium. It is a big step for the Club and I am really excited about this moment.”

Stability:

Aside from making important additions ahead of the club’s move into the Olympic Stadium as of next season, West Ham need that inner core of stability to help push them on.

Adrian has been seen as a key player over the past 20 months, and his presence between the sticks gives plenty of confidence both to the players and the supporters in the stands.

The former Real Betis man is very much a fans' favourite at the club and his penalty against Everton in a shootout victory will be one of the Boleyn Ground’s fonder memories of recent years.

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