West Ham have caught the headlines with a number of defensive additions already this summer but the latest news comes closer to home.

Football.LondonĀ report that highly-rated goalkeeper Joseph Anang has signed a three-year deal with the Hammers in his first professional contract.

The deal means that West Ham now have four goalkeepers signed as part of their first-team squad, suggesting that departures could be on the cards before the closure on the transfer window.

Lukasz Fabianski has arrived from Swansea City to become the club’s new number one, with Adrian and Nathan Trott, first choice for the U23 side, also on the books.

Anang has been in and around the first-team squad for a while and is a likely candidate to become the club’s first-choice U23 goalkeeper next season, with Trott moving to become an established member of the first-team squad.

Trott could be seen as back-up for Fabianski and Adrian, although the latter has been linked with an exit of his own, though a loan deal for the youngster is another possibility.