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Real Madrid, Barcelona target Payet: ‘I love West Ham, I’m 100% staying’

Dimitri Payet has made it vehemently clear that he is staying put at West Ham United this summer.

The French playmaker has attracted plenty of attention following his sparkling form for his country at Euro2016, prompting suggestions that the likes of Real Madrid, Barcelona and Inter Milan were ready to make big-money offers.

However, Payet insists that he is happy in East London and has no plans to leave the Hammers who are preparing to move into the Olympic Stadium ahead of the 2016/17 Premier League season.

"I've heard about all the interest and I'm flattered," the 29-year-old told The Sun.

"But I love West Ham. We had a fantastic season and I can't wait to play in the Olympic Stadium.

"I'm 100 per cent staying at West Ham, I love the club. I can tell the Hammers fans that."

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