Cape Town - West Ham United manager Manuel
Pellegrini is delighted to have Jack Wilshere at the club and believes he will
add value to the team.
The 26-year-old midfielder's contract at
Arsenal had expired at the end of June and the Irons moved in to sign the free agent
on a three-year contract.
Pellegrini has also brought in Ryan
Fredericks and Lukasz Fabianski thus far.
is a player with excellent technical ability, combined with great energy and
commitment, and has proven his quality both in the Premier League and at
international level," the head coach told the press.
"Most importantly, he is hungry to
play for West Ham, and determined to reproduce the level of performance that he
has shown in the past.
"At 26, he still has many years of football in front of
him, and I believe he will be a great asset for us."
Wilshere came through the Arsenal youth
academy and spent over a decade at the north London outfit.
He also went
through loan spells at Bolton, in 2010, and Bournemouth in 2016/17.