"[Toby] Alderweireld is a great player and we had a great season together [in 2014-15], while [Victor] Wanyama is one of the best midfielders in the Premier League, so what can you say?
"They are great guys," Fonte told West Ham's official website.
"It's going to be tough, but we're in a good place now and we look forward to the challenge and we want to give the fans something to be proud of."
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