Moroccan international Nayef Aguerd announced on his Instagram account on Monday the formalization of his transfer to English club West Ham. The club, for its part, commented on the news, saying that “it was worth the wait”.
Nayef Aguerd, 26, is now leaving Ligue 1, where he played at Stade Rennais, to join the Premier League, where he will play under the colors of West Ham and will wear number 27. He will be the 3rd Moroccan to play for this emblematic club. , after Marouane Chamakh and Manuel Da Costa.
“I am delighted to announce that I am joining West Ham. I can’t wait to start training with my new teammates and experience the atmosphere of the Olympic Stadium in London.”wrote the young defender from the city of Kenitra on his Instagram account.
The English club gave a star-studded welcome to its new recruit, whom it looked forward to, as evidenced by the message “worth the wait” (it was worth the wait, editor’s note).
On his social networks, a series of photos and GIFs of Nayef Aguerd has been published, including one where the Moroccan proudly shows his nationality, with an M sign in his hand or the Moroccan flag worn on the shoulder.
“Welcome to West Ham United Nayef Aguerd,” the club wrote on Twitter alongside a video of the player.
— West Ham United (@WestHam) June 20, 2022
The club’s supporters did not hide their joy at seeing Kenitri arrive to strengthen their team. On Twitter, the player’s statistics were quickly published, calling Aguerd a great player or even highlighting his speed. All the club’s fans welcomed the defender’s arrival and the messages saying they already loved him often came up in the comments.