West Ham to sign midfielder Havard Nordtveit

Havard Nordtveit
Nordtveit helped Borussia Monchengladbach to fourth place in the German top flight this season

West Ham will sign Norway midfielder Havard Nordtveit on a free transfer on 1 July after his contract with Borussia Monchengladbach runs out.

The 25-year-old, who left Arsenal to join the Bundesliga team in December 2010, has signed a five-year deal with the Hammers.

"It has always been a dream to play in the Premier League and now I have a big opportunity to do that," he said.

Nordtveit, who made his Norway debut in 2011, has 28 international caps.

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