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Norway midfielder Nordveit to join West Ham

Borussia Dortmund v Borussia Moenchengladbach - Bundesliga

DORTMUND, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 09: (L-R) Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Dortmund and Harvard Nordveit of Moenchengladbach battle for a header during the Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and Borussia Moenchengladbach at Signal Iduna Park on November 9, 2014 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Sascha Steinbach/Getty Images for MAN)

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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.