BBC Sport
Skip to main contentAccess keys helpA-Z index

[an error occurred while processing this directive]
| Help

---------------
---------------
CHOOSE A SPORT
 
RELATED BBC SITES
Last Updated: Thursday, 25 August 2005, 13:00 GMT 14:00 UK
West Ham seal Aliadiere loan deal
Jeremie Aliadiere
Arsenal striker Jeremie Aliadiere has completed his loan move to West Ham after leaving Celtic.

The 22-year-old Frenchman made two substitute appearances for Celtic but has now signed for West Ham for the rest of the season.

"He had several offers from several other Premiership clubs, so we are delighted that he chose West Ham," boss Alan Pardew told the club website.

"His abilities and skill will fit in well with the playing style here."

The French U21 international joined the Gunners in 1999, making his first-team debut in the League Cup in 2002 and his Premiership debut at Anfield the following year.

"The signing of Jeremie is another big coup for the Club. He is an exciting young talent from Arsenal and along with David Bellion will bring some French flair to our squad," said Pardew.

Meanwhile, Portuguese side Porto have confirmed they have rejected a bid from West Ham for their South African striker Benni McCarthy, who had also been linked with Blackburn.

"It is really sad that FC Porto insists on not letting him leave," said his agent Roger Moore.

"For purely sports-related reasons, he would like to have the chance to play in a better league, but FC Porto wants to keep him despite these two offers."




SEE ALSO


RELATED BBC LINKS:

RELATED INTERNET LINKS:
The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites


E-mail services | Sport on mobiles/PDAs

MMIX

Back to top

Sport Homepage | Football | Cricket | Rugby Union | Rugby League | Tennis | Golf | Motorsport | Boxing | Athletics | Snooker | Horse Racing | Cycling | Disability sport | Olympics 2012 | Sport Relief | Other sport...

BBC Sport Academy >> | BBC News >> | BBC Weather >>
About the BBC | News sources | Privacy & Cookies Policy | Contact us
banner watch listen bbc sport