Cheikhou Kouyate: West Ham midfielder signs new deal

Cheikhou Kouyate
Cheikhou Kouyate has scored eight goals for West Ham since joining in 2014

West Ham midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate has signed a new contract with the club until the end of the 2020-21 season.

Kouyate, 26, joined the Hammers from Anderlecht in 2014 and has made 63 appearances, scoring eight goals.

"There is a lot of work for me still to do and I need to continue working hard," Kouyate told the club's website.external-link

West Ham are currently fifth in the Premier League, two points off a Champions League place, and move to the Olympic Stadium next season.

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