Hammers swoop for Kiwi Reid
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New Zealand defender Winston Reid, who featured in his country's unbeaten run at the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™, on Thursday joined West Ham from Danish side FC Midtjylland, the English Premier League side announced.

The fee for the 22-year-old, who has signed a three-year contract, was not disclosed. Reid is the Hammers' fifth summer signing, following Thomas Hitzlsperger, Pablo Barrera, Frederic Piquionne and Tal Ben Haim.