Adrian eyes long-term West Ham United stay

A general view outside the stadium prior to the Premier League match between West Ham United and West Bromwich Albion at London Stadium on January 2, 2018 in London, England.

Adrian wants to remain at West Ham United for the rest of his career.

West Ham United's Spanish goalkeeper Adrian (L) collects the ball by West Ham United's Italian defender Angelo Ogbonna during the English Premier League football match between West Ham...

West Ham United goalkeeper Adrian has told the club’s official website that he wants to end his career at the London club.

The Spaniard has recently re-established himself in the West Ham starting lineup, having lost his place to Joe Hart at the start of the season.

Hart started the 2017-18 campaign as the first-choice goalkeeper at the Hammers, having joined the London club on a season-long loan deal from Premier League rivals Manchester City in the summer of 2017.

Adrian of West Ham United and Manuel Lanzini of West Ham United take a look around the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Newcastle United and West Ham United at St. James...

Adrian has stated that he plans to remain at West Ham until the end of his career, having joined the Hammers back in the summer of 2013 when Sam Allardyce was in charge.

The Spaniard told West Ham’s official website: “My contract expires at the end of next season, then we have to decide. I am now 31 and can probably still play for a long time. So why not West Ham?

“I am very happy here in London and at this club. I have a special relationship with the fans from the beginning of my time here.

“Now I have to enjoy playing and give my best every week until the end of the season to stay in the Premier League and to finish in the highest position possible.”

Adrian of West Ham United and Joe Hart of West Ham United warm up prior to the Premier League match between Stoke City and West Ham United at Bet365 Stadium on December 16, 2017 in Stoke...

Adrian has made mistakes from time to time, but there is no doubt that he is the best goalkeeper at West Ham at the moment - yes, he is better than England international, at least on current form.

West Ham fans should be pleased that the 31-year-old goalkeeper plans to remain at the London Stadium for a long time.

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