James Ward-Prowse, the captain of Southampton, has been signed by West Ham in a £30 million deal.
After Edson Alvarez joined from Ajax last week, the England international has agreed to a four-year contract and becomes the Hammers’ second summer acquisition.
After Southampton was demoted from the Premier League at the end of the previous season, David Moyes, a longtime admirer of Ward-Prowse, made the 28-year-old a top target.
The No. 7 jersey will be worn by Ward-Prowse in the London Stadium.
When Chelsea comes to the London Stadium on Sunday, he might make his debut.
After achieving his goal of bringing in two central midfielders to replace Declan Rice after his £105 million transfer to Arsenal, Moyes has finally done so with the additions of Ward-Prowse and Alvarez.