Nathan Holland has sent a heartfelt message to West Ham club supporters on Instagram after making a permanent move to MK Dons from League One – prompting Declan Rice and Ben Johnson to react.
Holland, 24, is leaving West Ham after five years at the club – joining from Everton in 2017. He has only made it four times for the Hammers at senior level, instead being a regular for the club’s under-23 side.
In fact, the two-time England Under-19 international made 55 appearances for the second row during his time at the London Stadium. He was also loaned out to Oxford United.
He spent a total of 18 months at Oxford – playing in the second half of the 2019/20 season before returning for the 2021/22 season. In a total of 51 games, he was involved in 16 goals, scored nine goals and provided seven assists.
Now Holland’s contract at West Ham has expired and he was expected to become a free agent. He will join MK Dons, and The midfielder took to Instagram to send a heartfelt message to the Hammers.
Holland leaves West Ham: Rice and Johnson react
It’s a brilliant move for Holland. A player who showed plenty of quality in the second row for West Ham and then Oxford during his time at Kassam Stadium. But it wasn’t enough for a new Hammers deal.
MK Dons finished third in League One last season and made the play-offs. This time they want to go one step further. Holland could take part in the championship in 12 months. Rice and Johnson commented.
https://www.hitc.com/en-gb/2022/06/24/declan-rice-and-ben-johnson-react-as-west-ham-player-confirms-permanent-exit/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=declan-rice-and-ben-johnson-react-as-west-ham-player-confirms-permanent-exit Declan Rice and Ben Johnson react as West Ham player confirms final exit