Rat determined to fly Romanian flag at West Ham

Razvan Rat has assured West Ham United fans he'll break the Romanian mould.

Razvan Rat has assured West Ham United fans he'll break the Romanian mould.

West Ham fans have bitter memories of Romanian ­mercenaries – after Florin Raducioiu’s ill-fated stint with the club in the 90s.

But Rat, who turned down Besiktas and Marseille to sign a three-year-deal at Upton Park, is determined to prove he is not chasing an easy pay packet.

He said: “People will see the type of man I am. I chose to be in the Premier League. We can go for the Europa League and who knows what might happen in the cups.”

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