A diminutive attacking midfielder or winger, the exciting Dan Kemp moved across London from Chelsea in November 2015.
Kemp, who had joined the Blues at the age of six, quickly impressed in Claret and Blue and his initial one-year scholarship was turned into a three-year contract in July 2016.
Capped by England at U19 and U20 levels, Kemp was also part of the West Ham U21 squad which lifted the Premier League Cup in May 2016.
Started the season as a regular in the Premier League 2 side, scoring and assisting in the victories over Tottenham Hotspur and Swansea City in August 2017...Also grabbed the winner in the 3-2 Checkatrade Trophy win at Swindon Town on 15 August 2017...Made his England U19 debut in a 2-2 friendly draw with Slovakia in Senec on 9 October 2017.
Started the season in fine fettle for the U18s and took his chance once provided by U23s boss Terry Westley to impress in Premier League 2...Scored in the 4-0 hammering of Wolves in December and became a key player for Westley's side, helping the U23s clinch promotion, appearing 20 times and scoring two goals...Also appeared twice in the Checkatrade Trophy...Progression during the course of the season was noticed by England bosses, who selected him for the Toulon Tournament in May 2017...Made his England age-group debut in their opening victory over Angola and helped the Young Lions go on to win the trophy.
Played a mixture of U18s and U21s football in first season with the Hammers...Scored in four consecutive fixtures starting with a goal against Aston Villa on 16 January 2016...Strikes against Southampton, Swansea and Brighton followed...Also bagged in the play-off stages against former club Chelsea and then Reading...Was on target for the Development Squad in a 4-1 win at Newcastle's St. James' Park in March 2016.