Avram Grant appointed West Ham manager

Not exactly a big surprise, but it is now official and we can get on with the business of re-building for next season.  Speaking about his appointment, Avram said "I am proud and honoured to be the manager of West Ham. It will be an exciting challenge and I am ready to do my best.

"This is a fantastic club with great fans and a history that is respected around the world. I am already looking forward to getting to work with my players in July and preparing for the new season."

Welcome Avram, we look forward to  a successful season with you.

Full details at the official site