Done deal: International midfielder signs after West Ham agree terms
By Dominic Toner
West Ham midfielder Martin Samuelsen has completed a move to Peterborough until the end of the season.
The Hammers confirmed on their official website that the 19-year-old has joined the League One side on loan and it’s his second spell with Peterborough.
He will be hoping to help them in their bid for promotion and also impress his parent club.
— West Ham United (@WestHamUtd) January 2, 2017
Samuelsen was loaned out to Peterborough during the 2015/16 campaign and made 20 appearances for them.
He spent a brief spell at Blackburn this season, but his season-long deal was cut short and he has now returned to Peterborough where he is expected to enjoy regular first-team football.
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The left winger has made two senior appearances for the Hammers and it’s hoped he will become a big player for them in the future.
Samuelsen already has three international caps for Norway and has represented his country at various youth levels before breaking into the senior set-up.
Slaven Bilic will hope that he can continue his development at Peterborough and compete for a starting position next season.
The Hammers do currently have several players contesting the wide roles including the likes of Dimitri Payet, Gokhan Tore, Michail Antonio, Andre Ayew and Sofiane Feghouli.
In other West Ham transfer news, David Moyes has given an emphatics answer following the club’s reported interest in Jermain Defoe.