David Gold hints West Ham United want at least another four players this summer

David Gold

West Ham United have already made their first signing of the summer, bringing in Havard Nordtveit from Borussia Monchengladbach.

West Ham co chairmans David Sullivan and David Gold before the match

Co-owner David Gold has suggested that West Ham United will make at least another four signings in the summer transfer window, on the club’s official site.

West Ham have already brought in Havard Nordtveit from Borussia Monchengladbach, as Slaven Bilic builds his squad for next campaign.

It seems that more players could follow Nordtveit through the door, as West Ham begin to assemble their squad for next season.

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic

The Hammers move into the Olympic Stadium next term, and they have big plans for the future.

The Hammers’ new found ambition is highlighted by the fact that they have allowed all four of their loanees from last season - Carl Jenkinson, Victor Moses, Emmanuel Emenike and Alex Song - to return to their parent clubs.

The quartet are all fairly high profile players, but Gold has suggested that West Ham now believe that they can upgrade all four of them.

“We have plucked gems out of the French league and the Championship in the past year and we will be looking to do likewise again this summer,” Gold said.

“What we have to ensure now is that we keep that momentum going when we move to the new stadium, and that means we will be bringing in some new players to replace the four loan players who have left us. Our intention is to replace them with better quality.”

West Ham have already expressed their interest in a number of players, as they look to complete their business early.

The Hammers have reportedly made a bid for Alexandre Lacazette already, while they also submitted a £24 million offer for an unnamed Premier League striker.

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West Ham finished in seventh place in the Premier League last season, but they have already expressed a desire to continue to push up the standings.

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