West Ham United Sign Tomas Soucek on Loan

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West Ham United have confirmed that they have signed midfielder Tomas Soucek on loan until the end of the season with an option to buy from parent club Slavia Prague.

West Ham United Sign Tomas Soucek On Loan

Prolific Midfielder

The 24-year-old has been in prolific form for Slavia Prague during the first half of this season.

During the first half of the 2019/20 season, Soucek registered 10 goals for Slavia, helping them to first place in the Czech Republic top-flight.

His goals during the first half of this season, having scored 15 goals last season.

As well as impressing for his club side, Soucek also has 25 caps for his native Czech Republic, for whom he has scored three times for.

What Was Said

Speaking to the official West Ham website about his new signing, manager David Moyes said: “We are delighted to welcome Tomáš to West Ham United.

“I think that he gives us a lot of different qualities, but most importantly he fits the profile of the player we want to bring to the Club.

“He is young and hungry but with an established pedigree and proven talent.

“He was captain of Slavia Prague, he’s played as a defensive midfielder but he’s scored a lot of goals as an attacking midfielder as well.

“At the moment he ticks a lot of boxes. We need to give him the opportunity and time to settle in but we are confident he will prove to be a strong addition to the squad.”

Soucek’s goalscoring capabilities will be a much-needed boost for West Ham as they look to avoid relegation.

The Hammers are currently 17th in the Premier League, level on points with Bournemouth in the relegation zone.

They host league leaders Liverpool in their next game, before games against Brighton & Hove Albion and Manchester City.

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