West Ham United forward Jonathan Calleri has spoken of his ‘happiness’ to be in East London with the Hammers.
The Argentine initially struggled at the London Stadium and to adapt to the pace of the Premier League with Slaven Bilic’s side.
In January, Calleri had talked of a return to Sao Paulo, however with a run of games, in which he has started the last four, he seems to have changed his mind.
“I am happy to be here,” he told ESPN Brasil. “I’ve adapted to the what is the Premier League, to what is English football.
“I’ve learned to speak English a bit, which is what I was lacking.
“And the truth is I’m very happy here. I want to stay at West Ham or to go to another European club, which is what I’ve always wanted.”
Despite making seven appearances since the beginning of April, Calleri has been largely ineffective for the Hammers, have scored just once in 19 matches across all competitions this season.
During West Ham’s heavy 4-0 defeat to Liverpool, the striker started to win over the Irons’ faithful, who appreciated his efforts in a one-sided fixture.
Calleri is currently on loan at the club from Deportivo Maldonado and the Hammers have the option of making the move permanent for a reported £16 million fee, however a transfer does not seem likely.
The Argentinian may be better off looking for a suitable employer somewhere else in Europe, as the London Stadium does not seem to be his home for much longer.