Left-back | Răzvan Rat

Snapping up Romania’s first-choice left-back without paying a penny is a tidy piece of business from West Ham.

The captain of his senior national side, Rat offers a wealth of experience that is sure to come in handy as the Hammers look to improve on their 10th place finish last season.

A sturdy all-around fullback, the 32-year-old should have a commanding influence on his new teammates.

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