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West Ham United is importing a Montenegrin footballer.

On Monday, West Ham introduced the signing of Sead Haksabanovic, because the teenage attacking midfielder joined the Hammers from Halmstads BK and put pen to paper on a 5-yr deal. The switch is valued at £three million, per the Guardian’s Marcus Christenson.

Haksabanovic, who was born in Sweden however pulls on Montenegro‘s shirt on the worldwide degree, is West Ham’s fifth signing of the summer time switch window. He is additionally the third participant to hitch the Hammers that beforehand took the pitch at Halmstads; Niclas Alexandersson and Fredrik Ljungberg are the opposite two.

“I am actually pleased to be right here – it is a dream come true,” Haksabanovic stated. “West Ham is an enormous membership and it’s a good feeling to have signed. The transfer occurred fairly quick – we heard that they needed me, so I used to be to listen to the plan for me and once I did I used to be very happy.

“I’m an attacking participant, I wish to dribble and shoot, however I work arduous for the workforce. I’m actually wanting ahead to getting began, I’ve watched fairly a couple of West Ham video games within the Premier League and I can see that they’ve some nice gamers and nice followers. Now I simply need to get used to being with the staff after which hopefully play some video games sooner or later subsequent season.”

At Halmstads, Haksabanovic turned the second-youngest footballer to ever play in Allsvenskan, the highest flight of Swedish soccer.