Just in: Dimitri Payet dumps EPL, signs for top European club

Just in: Dimitri Payet dumps EPL, signs for top European club

French attacking midfielder Dimitri Payet has joined Marseille as West Ham confirm £25million deal.

Just in: Dimitri Payet dumps EPL, signs for top European club

Dimitri Payet returns to Marseille

The outstanding player at the Euro 2016 returns to Ligue 1 and has posted a picture of a private jet landing in France.

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The embattled Payet had earlier attempted to forcefully leave the Hammers - and has now succeeded with a Marseille move.

The 29-year-old posted a picture on Twitter of a private jet, captioned: “Back to home.”

The chairman of West ham David Gold also confirmed the news on his official Twitter account.

“I can now officially confirm that the Club has today agreed a fee of £25m for the transfer of Dimitri Payet to Olympique de Marseille. Dg” he wrote.

Recall that Marseille showed interest in the player after he lamented to West Ham manager Slaven Bilic he is tired of playing for the Premier League club' He failed to show up for a game on January 14 despite no reported injuries.

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Payet later employed a 24-hour security service after club fans vowed to ‘deal’ with him.

He featured in 60 games in total for the London club scoring 15 goals in the process. He returns to his former club Marseille where he played between 2013 and 2015.

Source: Sports.naija.ng

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