Hammers seal Diamanti deal

28 August 2009 09:57
West Ham have completed the signing of Alessandro Diamanti from Livorno for an undisclosed fee. Diamanti has inked a five-year deal at Upton Park after agreeing personal terms and passing a medical. Hammers boss Gianfranco Zola has been chasing striker Diamanti for some time and he has finally landed his man. Diamanti is delighted with the opportunity to join West Ham and play under fellow Italian Zola "I am very happy to be at West Ham United and to get the chance to play for Gianfranco Zola," Diamanti told the club's official website. "This is a big club and I want to give everything for the supporters. "I chose West Ham because the club has the tradition of playing great football. "Also because the West Ham fans are really passionate and that is the way I am."

Source: SKY_Sports