We are delighted to announce that Rihards Matrevics has signed a scholarship with West Ham United.
The very talented Rihards, a towering 6’7, 16 year old, has been rated among one the most promising young goalkeepers in Europe.
Rihards has impressed his fellow teammates and coaches alike and has trained with the first team but despite his young age Rihards impressive maturity has helped him settle down well in the UK following his move from Latvia.
Speaking after signing his scholarship, the Latvian U17 international said:
“I am really delighted to have signed. I’ve worked hard for this, and it’s always nice to for that to be recognised.
“I found out I was signing the contract only a few days ago but it’s something I’ve been hoping would happen for a while now.”