Payet inks Hammers extension

West Ham United have confirmed the five year contract extension of France midfielder Dimitri Payet. 

The 28-year-old, who has been instrumental for the Hammers since joining in the summer from Marseille, inked a deal until 2021.

Reports are suggest that the playmaker will be earning £125 000 per week in the deal that is worth £35 million.

“Payet has become an instant fans’ favourite since joining the Hammers in June 2015, earning widespread praise and respect and becoming the subject of English football’s newest and best terrace chant!,” the club said on its website.