Arsenal snap up West Ham youngster

9:13am Thursday 3rd July 2014

Arsenal have signed 16-year-old Ben Sheaf from West Ham after the midfielder turned down a contract offer from the Hammers. 

Sheaf had been offered a new contract by West Ham but turned the offer down in favour of joining Arsenal.

An England Under-16 international was highly thought of by staff at West Ham.

Kent-born Sheaf took to Twitter to break the news of his move across the capital.

New Club Arsenal, New Teammate🙌⚽️ @ChrissyWillock7 👊

— Ben Sheaf (@BenSheaf_) July 2, 2014




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