Slaven Bilic confirms West Ham to sign Manuel Lanzini on a permanent basis


first_img Manuel Lanzini in action for West Ham West Ham boss Slaven Bilic has confirmed the club will ‘100 per cent’ sign Manuel Lanzini on a permanent deal.The 23-year-old arrived on loan from Al Jazira last summer and has shone during his first season in English football.The attacking midfielder has scored five goals in 21 games and now Bilic has confirmed West Ham are going to take up the option to buy the Argentine outright for £7.4m.“With Manuel it is a clear situation from the start. He came on loan and we had an option and the contract is there,” said Bilic.“He is our player and he is happy here. We want him for a long, long time. It is a great signing for us.“The board and my staff decided long ago that we want to activate that option. That is done. The decision was made a long time ago.” 1last_img read more