Jamal defense young talent Bautista signed his first professional contract with West Ham United.Putting pen to paper on his 17th birthday Wednesday, two and a half hours according Baptiste year reaches the culmination of an impressive period of progression star.
After becoming the second youngest player U23s last season West Ham, Baptiste made nine appearances at that level for 2019/20. He has already played eight games for the U23s so far this campaign.
The center also traveled to the summer training camp of the first team in Scotland where manager David Moyes impressed enough to earn a full appearance of 90 minutes in the 5-1 win over Wycombe Wanderers preseason in Adams park.a regular for England youth international, Baptiste was also called to England U18s for the first time earlier this season, where he participated in a training camp.
Having developed at the Football Academy since he was just eight years old, Bautista was delighted to sign his first professional contract at West Ham.
“I’m over the moon,” beams Baptiste. “I’ve been waiting for this for a long time, and the day has come.
“I joined West Ham at eight and I had a very good time since. The most important thing I’ve learned is just forever, no matter hard work if I’m doing well or not doing so, and always talk to the coaches and players around me to help my career.
“When I was younger, I was not one of the best players in the eyes, but then I started to work harder. I have a chance and I feel like I took, and since then I’ve been with the U15s U18s, exerting pressure, but I think I dealt with it well.
“A great inspiration has been Declan Rice. He always told me just to enjoy it and always work hard and remember why you’re there. I was in my place around this time in his career, and look where he is now. “