Fernandes leaves West Ham for Fiorentina on loan

After making nine Premier League starts last season, midfielder Edimilson Fernandes has left West Ham to join Fiorentina on loan.

Edimilson Fernandes has left West Ham to join Fiorentina on loan.   -  Getty Images

Fiorentina has signed Edimilson Fernandes on a season-long loan from West Ham.

The Switzerland midfielder, capped three times by his country, made nine Premier League starts last term having joined the Hammers from Sion in 2016.

Manuel Pellegrini has allowed Fernandes to leave London Stadium after adding Felipe Anderson, Jack Wilshere and Andriy Yarmolenko during the transfer window.

Serie A side Fiorentina confirmed in a statement Fernandes has joined the side on loan, with the deal also including an option to buy the 22-year-old.

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