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West Ham sign keeper Lukasz Fabianski

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Hammers sign third player of the window

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One day after getting his centerback Manuel Pellegrini made his third signing of the window in the form of Lukasz Fabianski.

The former Swansea keeper will join West Ham United after he’s done competing with Poland in the World Cup. He has signed on a three year deal and a fee belieived to be in the neighborhood of £7m.

The former Arsenal and Swansea keeper brings a wealth of Premier League experience and it’s hoped he can solidify the keeper position which has been a revolving door the past few seasons.

In four seasons at the Liberty Stadium Fabianski started nearly every game for Swans. In 181 Premier League games he has kept 51 clean sheets and contributed two assists.

Fabianski was sure to leave Swans after their 18th place finish and relegation from the Premier League.

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Upon his signing new Director of Football Mario Husillos (how great is that to read) told the official site “Lukasz is an experienced and established Premier League goalkeeper, with great quality that he has shown at both domestic and international level. He fits perfectly the mould of the modern goalkeeper, with excellent agility, presence and distribution, and will bring strong competition to the position.”

While he’s away with Poland currently Fabianski told the club site “West Ham is a massive club so I’m really happy to be joining at such an exciting time here. I will do my best on and off the pitch to help the team to achieve the best results possible and can’t wait to start this new chapter of my career,”

The 33-year-old will be battling former Arsenal teammate Wojciech Szczesny for the Poland keeper spot in Russia. When he joins West Ham after the tournament he will likely be ahead of Spain keeper Adrian.

Brace the Hammer would like to welcome Lukasz to the Claret and Blue Army. COME ON YOU IRONS!