Norway midfielder Nordveit to join West Ham

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LONDON (AP) Norway midfielder Havard Nordveit will join West Ham on a free transfer on July 1 after his contract with German side Borussia Moenchengladbach ends.

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West Ham said on Monday that Nordveit will sign a five-year deal, and return to the English Premier League six years after leaving Arsenal to join Moenchengladbach.

The 25-year-old Nordveit is a defensive midfielder who can also play in defense.