Born: 22 May 1986, Middlesbrough, England
Former clubs: Gillingham, Wolverhampton Wanderers
England international winger Matt Jarvis became West Ham United's club-record signing when he joined from Wolverhampton Wanderers in August 2012.
After being released by Millwall as a youngster, Jarvis quickly became a star with Gillingham as a teenager before joining Wolves in June 2007.
The wideman made his mark in the Premier League with a number of eye-catching displays, earning his first senior England cap in a 1-1 friendly international draw with Ghana at Wembley in March 2011.
Missed the start of the season with a thigh injury.
Scores his first goal of the season in the 3-2 win over Cardiff City in the Capital One Cup on 24 September 2013...Notched his second goal of the cup run to equalise at White Hart Lane as West Ham went on to defeat Tottenham Hotspur in the quarter-finals on 18 December 2013...Assisted Carlton Cole's opener in West Ham's 2-0 victory over Cardiff City on 11 January 2014...Scored his first league goal of the season to help overturn a 1-0 deficit and defeat Southampton 3-1 on 22 February...Opened the scoring with a header at Arsenal on 15 April, but the Gunners came back to triumph by a 3-1 margin.
Joined West Ham United on a five-year contract on 16 August 2012...Made his West Ham United debut in a 3-0 Barclays Premier League defeat at Swansea City on 25 August 2012...Scored his first West Ham United goal with a header in the 2-1 Barclays Premier League victory at Queens Park Rangers on 1 October 2012...Notched his debut Boleyn Ground goal with a speculative effort from out wide against Wigan Athletic on 20 April 2013.
Made his senior England debut in March 2011 in a 1-1 draw with Ghana at Wembley after being called up by then-manager Fabio Capello.
Before West Ham United
Began his career as a schoolboy with Millwall but was released at the age of 16...Joined Gillingham as a 16-year-old following a successful trial...Made his Gillingham debut in 2003 at the age of 17...Went on to make more than 100 appearances for the Gills...Was named in the League One Team of the Year in 2006/07...Moved to Wolverhampton Wanderers in June 2007 for an undisclosed fee and helped the club to gain promotion to the Premier League the following season...Made his Premier League debut against the Hammers in August 2009...Was named Wolverhampton Wanderers Supporters' Player of the Season and Players' Player of the Season in 2010/11.