Abdoulaye Faye has signed a contract with relegated West Ham United it has been confirmed.

The 33-year old was released by Stoke City at the end of last season after three years at Britannia Stadium but has rejoined the English football system almost immediately.

The Senegalese centre-half will link up with new Hammers boss Sam Allardyce for the third time after joining him at both Bolton and Newcastle United in the past.

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