The Hull City winger had been tipped to join Burnley but has now joined Jose Fonte in signing up at the London Stadium on a three-and-half-year deal
West Ham have completed the signing of Hull City’s attacking midfielder Robert Snodgrass in a £10.2 million deal.
The Hammers have announced that Snodgrass has signed a three-and-a-half-year deal at the London Stadium to become West Ham’s second signing of the January transfer window following the capture of Southampton captain Jose Fonte.
The 29-year-old Scotland international has impressed this season despite Hull’s struggles against the drop, scoring seven times and providing three assists in 20 appearances.
We are delighted to confirm the signing of @ScottishFA winger, Robert Snodgrass!#SnodgrassSigns pic.twitter.com/huZjSRsbGI
— West Ham United (@WestHamUtd) January 27, 2017
Snodgrass, formerly of Leeds United and Norwich City, is in line to make his West Ham debut when Slaven Bilic’s men entertain Manchester City next Wednesday.
“I’m delighted because this is a massive club with great tradition,” he told West Ham’s official website.
“This is the sort of club which speaks for itself, the fans who come here and support week-in week-out. Moving to and selling out this new stadium is terrific and I want to be part of it.
“The owners and the manager are trying to build something here and I just can’t wait to get started.
I am delighted that we have secure our second big signing in January after Robert Snodgrass agreed a 3 1/2 year deal to join the Club.dg pic.twitter.com/qi1vORrap0
— David Gold (@davidgold) January 27, 2017
“I feel this is a club with real ambition, with the new stadium, great players and a manager of his calibre at Premier League level.”
Snodgrass will provide a welcome boost to Bilic’s creative midfield options, with last year’s player of the season Dimitri Payet still frozen out having stated his desire to leave the club.