Dimitri Payet: I'm staying at West Ham

The Frenchman was in fine form at Euro 2016 helping his country to reach the final against Portugal

The Frenchman was in fine form at Euro 2016 helping his country to reach the final against Portugal

He added: 'I've heard about all the interest and I'm flattered.

West Ham enjoyed a successful Premier League campaign last season, eventually finishing seventh in the table, just three places and four points adrift of Manchester City in the final Champions League qualifying berth.

Payet impressed at Euro 2016, leading Hammers chairman David Gold to slap on a pricetag in excess of £50million on his head, but Payet has told SunSport that he wil be at the club next season.

Real Madrid's chances of signing West Ham United winger Dimitri Payet have been dealt a fatal blow after the France worldwide vowed to remain with the east London outfit for the upcoming season.

Dimitri Payet has pledged his future to West Ham.

Payet revealed that while he is flattered by the interest being shown in him he will be staying in East London next season. "But I love West Ham", Payet is quoted as saying in the Sun.

"We want to improve our squad and Dimitri is an integral part of what we're trying to do". With Real Madrid reportedly interested in the midfielder.

Payet scored nine goals and was credited with 12 assists in the Premier League last season before starring at the European Championship as France finished as runners-up.

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