West Ham sign striker Nsereko from Brescia

LONDON - West Ham United have signed 19-year-old forward Savio Nsereko from Brescia on a four-and-a-half-year contract for an undisclosed fee, the London club said on Tuesday. The 19-year-old Germany under-20 international, who can play wide or through the middle, has impressed during Brescia's push for promotion to Serie A this season. Subject to international clearance, he could make his debut in Wednesday's Premier League game against Hull City. "We are delighted to sign Savio, particularly with the fierce competition for his services across Europe," chief executive Scott Duxbury told the West Ham website. "He is an exciting prospect who Gianfranco Zola believes will prove a valuable asset for this club now and in the years to come. "It is a significant investment and shows our determination to continue moving this club forward." WEST HAM FANS! Check FourFourTwo.com’s ever-expanding interviews archive for more stuff to read: Web Exclusives Mark Noble, Les Ferdinand One on One Les Ferdinand, Paolo di Canio, Gianfranco Zola My Secret Vice Nolberto Solano, Martin Allen Ask A Silly Question Sir Geoff Hurst What Happened Next? Julian Dicks Sing When You’re Winning Nick Frost Plus! Mark Noble on Weekend Wonders and West Ham on Talentspotter