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Enner Valencia

25-Year-Old Forward/Midfielder     West Ham United  Premier


Birthdate:  May 11, 1989    Birthplace:  San Lorenzo, Ecuador    Nationality:  Ecuador    Height:  5' 9"    Weight:  159 lbs    Show ContractHide Contract


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Signed a five-year contract with West Ham in July 2014 after transferring from Pachuca.

September 16, 2014    Enner Valencia News

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Valencia scored his first Premier League goal in West Ham's 2-2 draw against Hull City on Monday.

Valencia scored on a fine individual effort to tie the game at 1-1. Now that he's match fit, the striker is expected to be a regular in the starting XI for the Hammers going forward.

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August 17, 2014

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Valencia came on in the 81st minute of West Ham's 1-0 loss to Tottenham on Saturday.

Valencia was kept out of the starting XI due to a lack of match fitness following the World Cup, but it's only a matter of time before he takes on the central striker role.

August 15, 2014

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Valencia isn't fit enough for match play and will consequently be absent from Saturday's lineup against Tottenham, the Daily Star reports.

Valencia recently signed a five-year contract with West Ham, but he'll have to wait until Aug. 23 against Crystal Palace to make his debut.

July 29, 2014

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Valencia has been granted a work permit, meaning his transfer to West Ham is now official, Sky Sports reports.

Valencia had agreed to join the London-based club earlier in July, but the move was delayed due to the work permit request. With Andy Carroll (ankle) out long-term, the speedy Ecuadorian forward will battle Carlton Cole, Modibo Maiga and Mauro Zarate for playing time up front.

July 18, 2014

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Valencia signed a five-year contract with West Ham on Thursday after transferring from Pachuca, West Ham's official web site reports.

Valencia impressed at the World Cup by scoring three times for his native Ecuador, garnering interest from a number of clubs. He should be able to get plenty of playing time for the Hammers this season, making him a worthy fantasy option in most leagues.

July 14, 2014

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Valencia is undergoing a medical at West Ham ahead of a transfer to the club from Pachuca, the London Evening Standard reports.

Valencia scored all three of Ecuador's goals in the World Cup and immediately became the target of a number of club. While a fee has not been agreed upon yet, that appears to be merely a formality now.

June 20, 2014

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Valencia scored both of Ecuador's goals against Honduras on Friday.

Valencia has now totaled three goals in two World Cup games and is surely becoming a dominant scorer. He's a major key to Ecuador's future success, so he'll likely get all the touches he can handle during Wednesday's game against France.

June 15, 2014

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Valencia scored in the 22nd minute of Ecuador's 1-2 loss to Switzerland in their opening match of the World Cup on Sunday.

Valencia's goal gave Ecuador a huge boost, but that only lasted until just after halftime, as Switzerland tied the score in the 48th minute, then clinched victory with only seconds remaining. If Ecuador wants to get out of the group stage, they will have to defeat Honduras on Friday and hope for a result against France the following Wednesday.