West Ham United completes Gianluca Scamacca deal

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Gianluca Scamacca joins West Ham United

West Ham United in their quest for another strong European and domestic campaign, have signed Gianluca Scamacca to strengthen their team ahead of the 2022-2023 season.

The Hammers have reportedly agreed to pay an initial £30.5million (€36m) plus £5m in add-ons for the 23-year-old Scamacca, who scored 16 goals in 36 Serie A appearances last season for Sassuolo.

“I am really excited to join West Ham. I’ve waited a long time for this moment – it’s been a dream to play in the Premier League,”Gianluca Scamacca said in a club statement. 

“I feel like West Ham is the perfect team for me. They showed they really wanted me and when I spoke to the manager there was an instant understanding.  

“I can’t wait to play and show the supporters what I can do in the West Ham shirt – I hope we will love each other.”

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Scamacca will be joining Jarrod Bowen and Antonio in the attack for the Hammers.

“We’ve been looking to add more strength to our attacking options for a while, so we’re delighted to have got Gianluca in,” said David Moyes. 

“He comes really well recommended – and we’re looking forward to working with him. He’s a young centre-forward with a really bright future ahead of him.” 

West Ham begin their 2022-23 Premier League campaign at home to defending champions Manchester City on August 7.

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