West Ham midfielder Grady Diangana has signed a brand new long-term contract with the membership till 2025.
Diangana joined the Hammers as a ten-year-old and has change into the second academy prospect in latest weeks, after Declan Rice, to signal a brand new deal on the London Stadium.
Having made 15 appearances since his senior debut final September, Diangana revealed his delight at securing his future together with his boyhood membership.
He mentioned (as quoted by the club’s official website): “I’m very excited to know that my future is right here for the subsequent six years. I’m actually excited to point out the world and the followers at London Stadium what I can do.
“It’s a problem. I wish to show to everybody what I can do. I wish to present everybody what I can do and why I should be right here.
“I’m very grateful to everybody within the Academy. To each supervisor and all my team-mates that I’ve performed with since I’ve been right here. It’s actually a journey since you get the highs and also you get some lows, however all in all it makes you change into a greater participant and a greater particular person.”
Pellegrini mentioned: “He has made nice progress for the reason that starting of the season and deserves the chance he has been given. As I’ve mentioned beforehand, I’ve belief in Grady as a result of he’s a intelligent, clever participant who all the time has a great resolution with the ball.
Grady Diangana accomplished six take-ons vs. Burnley this weekend; no participant has managed extra in a single Premier League recreation to this point this season.
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“Like Declan Rice, he’s nonetheless a younger participant with a few years of soccer forward of him and nonetheless a lot to study concerning the recreation. Nonetheless, if he retains working onerous and displaying the dedication and willingness to study that I’ve seen this season, then he can have a really profitable profession.”