Veteran centre-half Jose Fonte has finished his brief army during West Ham United after determining to pierce to Chinese Super League new boys Dalian Yifang.
Euro 2016 leader Fonte usually assimilated a Hammers from Southampton 13 months ago, nonetheless he has done only 8 appearances during an injury-hit campaign.
Newly-promoted Dalian have now done Fonte a many high-profile of their send window captures, with a 34-year-old penetrating to play first-team football and secure his place in a Portugal patrol for a summer’s World Cup.
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“Jose wanted to take it, he’s 34 years aged and he felt that it was a right thing for his career during this time,” pronounced West Ham trainer David Moyes.
“It gives him a possibility to try something new. He wants to get in a Portuguese inhabitant group for a World Cup and he felt if he was personification frequently it would give him a improved chance.
“He’s only behind from damage and in a condition to play so we wish him good luck, and he’s been a good veteran given I’ve been here.”