Jenkinson joins West Ham on loan

West Ham signed Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson on a season-long loan on Thursday, becoming the Hammers' sixth new face this summer.

Jenkinson, 22, joined Arsenal from Charlton in 2011 and earned his only England cap 18 months later.

"I'm clearly seen as a big part of things here and hopefully I can prove my worth because it is an important year for me," said Jenkinson, who joins Mauro Zarate, Enner Valencia, Cheikhou Kouyate, Aaron Cresswell and Diego Poyet in West Ham.

"I was flattered to have a lot of options but, deep down, West Ham was always the place I wanted to go to. - AFP.