West Ham United Press Release


West Ham United is delighted to announce today, that promising young England youth international defender Chris Cohen has signed a three-year contract with the Club.

Hammers boss, Alan Pardew, said: ³In my time at the Club, Chris has shown what a talent he is.  I have urged the Club to accelerate the process in securing  Chris as he is a talent we can¹t afford to lose.  His next challenge is to establish himself in the first-team and he¹s not far from doing this.²

Chris is also pleased to have signed the contract. He said: ³I am delighted to have signed this three-year deal with West Ham United.  I wasn¹t expecting this and it¹s come as a great surprise.  I now want to push on and do as well as I can regardless of what level I play at for the Club.²