Paris Saint-Germain’s Alphonse Areola will play for the Hammers on a season-long, with the option of making the move permanent. So, among other transfer news football, Areola has joined West Ham on loan from PSG.
Alphonse Areola will be a West Ham loanee for the upcoming 2021-22 Premier League season.
The Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper also spent last season on loan in the Premier League, but that was with Fulham.
Indeed, he was one of the club’s standout performers despite the Cottagers’ relegation from EPL in the 2020-21 season.
With PSG heavily reliant on their Number 1 Keylor Navas, they also recently added to their goalkeepers’ ranks. Euro 2020 winner Gianluigi Donnarumma just finished a football transfer to the Parisian club.
This has pushed Alphonse Areola further down the goalkeeping pecking order at PSG. So, he has long been on the lookout for a move away from Parc des Princes.
Transfer News Football – Areola Has Joined West Ham on Loan from PSG
And now, we are happy to declare, the Hammers have won the race to sign him.
“I’m happy, for me it was the best opportunity to sign for this club, to sign for West Ham and to try my best to help the team,” Alphonse Areola told the club’s official website, after securing a loan for one season with them.
“London is a great place to live and to work as well, and obviously the Premier League is one of the best leagues in the world so I really enjoyed it last season.”
“It was tough for me and for the team, but I enjoyed playing in the Premier League,” he then continued. “We were without the fans, but this year we will have the fans back so I can’t wait to see the atmosphere.”
“West Ham did a big season last year,” he added. “Obviously, we have the Europa League and the Premier League and the two cups, so it will be a tough season and a long season but I think we’re going to enjoy it all together.
“We have a really good squad. I watched games last season so I know the potential and the talent in this squad, so I can’t wait to start.”