West Ham players reportedly unhappy about Zouma deal

The Sun claim West Ham players are unhappy about Kurt Zouma being brought in from Chelsea on a lucrative deal.

Zouma, 26, recently completed a move to the London Stadium for a fee close to £30m, signing a four-year contract with the Hammers.

That contract reportedly nets Zouma a whopping £125,000 a week in wages – and The Sun claim that “has not gone down particularly well with other players” at West Ham, where the newspaper say manager David Moyes “has created a tight-knit group.”

Moyes is certainly getting a player with pedigree, with Zouma having won two Premier League titles, a Champions League and a League Cup during his seven-year spell at Stamford Bridge.

The French centre-back has plenty of Premier League experience despite not managing to establish himself as a regular starter for Chelsea – he impressed during spells on loan at Stoke and Everton.

He made 151 appearances for the Blues in all competitions, scoring 10 goals, with 36 of those appearances coming last season.

But he was behind the likes of Andreas Christensen, Thiago Silva and Antonio Rudiger in the pecking order and was keen to move on this summer in order to get regular game time.

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