The follow-up after this advertisement This summer, Paris Saint-Germain decided to do a major cleaning. Several players have therefore been invited to leave the French capital during the off-season. Some have already done it, like Georginio Wijnaldum. Others are about to follow in his footsteps like Ander Herrera, who is approaching Athletic Bilbao, and Thilo Kehrer. As announced on our site on August 8, the German was on West Ham’s shortlist. Information confirmed in stride in France, England and Germany. Also courted by Sevilla FC, the 25-year-old defender was seriously considering this option. However, his salary demands had calmed the Hammers down a bit. At the same time, the English were discussing with Paris Saint-Germain, open to the departure of their player at the end of the contract in 2023 against a check for 20 million euros. Kehrer was the Hammers’ priority Discussions dragged on for several days and finally all parties came to an agreement as Kehrer officially joins West Ham on a four-year contract, which runs until June 2026. West Ham United are delighted to announce the signing of German international defender Thilo Kehrer. The versatile 25-year-old arrives from French champions Paris Saint-Germain and signs a four-year contract with a two-year option as West Ham have beaten stiff competition from other top European clubs for the ‘bring it to the London stadium’. After four seasons in France, the German international, who wanted to find a starting place and playing time to secure a place in the selection for the 2022 World Cup, will discover the English championship. The versatile defender will quickly have a role to play with the Hammers, who lost Nayef Aguerd (injury) and Issa Diop (transferred to Fulham) and who were beaten in the first two days. For its part, Paris degreases and recovers around 16 million euros.
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