MICHAIL ANTONIO has signed a contract extension at West Ham till 2023.
The Hammers followers’ favorite put pen to paper on the brand new deal and vowed to hit 50 Premier League targets for the East Londoners.
Michail Antonio has signed a contract extension at West HamCredit score: Rex Options
Antonio, 30, is believed to earn between £60-70k-a-week at London Stadium and has been in scintillating kind in 2020.
The previous Nottingham Forest ahead joined the Hammers in 2015 and has since change into the Irons’ fourth highest Premier League goalscorer with 39.
Antonio’s final contract was a four-year deal signed in 2017.
And he’ll attain eight years as a Hammer if he stays the space of his new deal and the membership expressed its enjoyment of a press release on Friday.
It learn: “West Ham United is happy to announce that Michail Antonio has prolonged his stick with the Membership till the summer time of 2023.
“The information completes an impressive yr for the No30, who has scored 12 targets in 23 appearances.
“And performed a starring position in serving to preserve the Hammers up by scoring eight targets in July – incomes him the Premier League’s Participant of the Month award.
“Everybody at West Ham United wish to congratulate Michail on extending his stick with the Membership and want him effectively for his future profession in Claret and Blue.”
The favored ahead’s new deal runs till 2023Credit score: Rex Options
Antonio celebrated scoring the primary away objective at Spurs’ new dwelling in hilarious trend
The Londoner was voted the Hammers’ participant of the yr in 2017.
However he has performed the very best soccer of his profession this yr regardless of the unhappy loss of life of his father in March.
He scored 4 in a single recreation away at Norwich in July throughout a run of eight targets in six matches which performed an enormous half in conserving the Irons up.
The versatile star additionally scored in West Ham’s well-known final recreation at Upton Park – a 3-2 win towards Manchester United.
And he additionally bagged the winner when the Hammers became the first away team to win at Tottenham’s new stadium in 2018-19.
Talking because the information of his new deal was introduced, Antonio stated: “I bought eight targets in a single month, so I’ve bought two-and-half years now to see what number of extra I can get and the way far I can get.
“I positively need to get to the 50-goal mark within the Premier League and see how I can go on from there.
“I’ve been right here for five-and-a-half years, this season can be six and by the point my contract expires it will likely be eight years.
“Earlier than I signed right here, the longest I had been at a membership was two years, so it reveals that I’ve been right here, executed my work, been capable of safe my place and continue to grow as a participant.”
Antonio is famous for his elaborate goal celebrations.