Quick links

West Ham United

Andriy Yarmolenko sends West Ham fans message on Twitter

Calum Mallace #16 and Lee Nguyen #24 of Los Angeles FC defend against Andriy Yarmolenko #9 of Borussia Dortmund during the second half of an International friendly soccer match at Banc of...

New West Ham signing Andriy Yarmolenko has asked supporters a question on Twitter.

Andrey Yarmolenko of Borussia Dortmund and Jan Vertonghen of Tottenham Hotspur battle for possession during the UEFA Champions League group H match between Borussia Dortmund and Tottenham...

West Ham completed their fifth signing of a very productive window on Wednesday, as they brought in Andriy Yarmolenko from German heavyweight Borussia Dortmund.

The 28-year-old is a right-winger set for his first taste of the Premier League after joining the Hammers, and will link up with fellow new boys Lukasz Fabianski, Issa Diop, Ryan Fredericks and Jack Wilshere at the London Stadium.

The left-footed ace has already called out to his new supporters on social media by asking the West Ham fans if they are behind him.

“I’m ready for a new challenge. Great club, wonderful fans, best league. Together to the top. You are together with me?” Yarmolenko wrote on his personal Twitter account.

Andrey Yarmolenko of Borussia Dortmund celebrates scoring his sides first goal with Lukasz Piszczek of Borussia Dortmund during the UEFA Champions League group H match between Tottenham...

Yarmolenko has departed Dortmund after just one season, scoring six goals and supplying six assists in 26 appearances.

The Ukraine international is most recognised for his time with Dynamo Kyiv, as he managed a stunning 137 goals and 90 assists in 340 appearances.

He has a natural instinct in the final third to finish and has strong trickery, but is also a physical player that may draw some comparison with current West Ham ace Marko Arnautovic.

West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini is certainly not taking his foot off the gas in the summer transfer window and Yarmolenko’s capture is another big statement.

Andriy Yarmolenko of Ukraine is tackled by Artur Jedrzejczyk of Poland (L) and Bartosz Kapustka of Poland during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group C match between Ukraine and Poland at Stade...

FIFA World Cup 2018FIFA 2018 World Cup Russia - click here for all of our coverage...

Register for HITC Sport - Daily Dispatch