West Ham United have completed the signing of the star Borussia Dortmund centre forward with a transfer fee worth £17.5m in this summer transfer window. Andriy Yarmolenko is going to be one of the top signings of West Ham United in the next season. Under the management of Manuel Pellegrini, West Ham United are going to build a strong squad which will be threatening for the big guns in the Premier League. The East London club has already completed the signing of the star Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere earlier in the summer transfer window.
The combination of Andriy Yarmolenko and Javier Hernandez is going to be a deadly one for the East London side in the next season. Also, they will get adequate ball supply from Marko Arnautovic, Jack Wilshere and Manuel Lanzini. The 28 year old Ukrainian winger is going to begin his career in a new mode from this point of time. Andriy Yarmolenko has signed his first professional contract for Dynamo Kyiv in 2007-08 season. The Ukrainian International footballer has scored 137 goals in 341 appearances for Dynamo Kyiv in his whole career at that club.
Andriy Yarmolenko has made 26 appearances for Borussia Dortmund in the previous season. He has scored six goals in those appearances for Borussia Dortmund. Yarmolenko has scored 35 goals in 77 appearances for Ukrainian national side. Yarmolenko has won 3 Ukrainian Premier League in his career at Dynamo Kyiv in 2008-09, 2014-15 and 2015-16 season. The star Ukrainian winger has won two Ukrainian Cups in 2013-14 and 2014-15 season. Andriy Yarmolenko has won two Ukrainian Super Cups in 2009 and 2011.
Yarmolenko has been given the award of Ukrainian Premier League Footballer Of The Year in 2011 and 2014. Andriy Yarmolenko was also the Ukrainian footballer of the year in 2013,2014, 2015 and 2017. The star player was adjudged as the Ukrainian Premier League best footballer in 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17 season. Andriy Yarmolenko was the top scorer of Ukrainian Premier League in 2016-17 season. The player was the top scorer of Ukrainian Cup thrice in 2008-09, 2015-16 and 2016-17 season. Yarmolenko has been involved in most assists in UEFA Europa League in 2014-15 season.
So, we can say that Andriy Yarmolenko is going to be much influential for West Ham United in the next season. They will try to build a strong team before the 2018-19 campaign of the Premier League begins. Andriy Yarmolenko’s inclusion in the squad of West Ham United will give them edge over the opponents in vital matches of the season. The star Ukrainian forward was in the wishlist of Arsene Wenger when he was the manager of Arsenal. Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho was also interested to buy this star Ukrainian centre forward in this summer transfer window. Jose Mourinho has also talked with the agent of the player. But, West Ham United have completed the deal ahead of the other clubs and they are going to be a strong force in the next season. West Ham United manager Manuel Pellegrini is a Kno known face in the Premier League. He will now try to perform well in the Premier League again in the next season.