DONE DEAL! Slaven Bilic confirms West Ham have signed Argentina striker

first_img1 Slaven Bilic has confirmed that West Ham have completed the signing of Jonathan Calleri.The 22-year-old Argentinean is highly rated after his exploits back home for All Boys and Boca Juniors, before scoring goals in Brazil for Sao Paulo over the past two years.The forward’s form attracted the attention of Chelsea, and some reports had even suggested that had a deal in place to sign him – but it is West Ham have who have brought him to Europe.Slaven Bilic said: “We signed Calleri, unfortunately for him but good for us Argentina were knocked out of the Olympics last night, they didn’t pass the group stage so he should be here with us – not today, not tomorrow, but pretty soon, depending on work permit or whatever.“We did the deal not a long time ago but not yesterday, and he is a top striker as well. You need a squad, of course you need a squad but it is about the balance.” Jonathan Calleri celebrates scoring for Argentina at the Rio Olympics last_img


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