West Ham have been boosted after homegrown youngster Jordan Spence committed his future to the club after signing a new contract.
The England Under-21 international has put pen to paper on a long-term deal following a successful loan spell at Bristol City last season.
He told the club's official website: "It feels good to be back."
He added: "I was delighted the club wanted to tie me down for a longer period of time.
"It is cool to get it all sorted and I am looking forward to some good years ahead hopefully."
The right-back added: "We have got Premier League quality throughout the team. That is going to be the main thing for us this season."
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