Former captain Mark Noble named new sporting director at West Ham United

West Ham United's new sporting director is former captain Mark Noble, a Premier League team

The 35-year-old, who retired at the conclusion of the previous season, expressed his happiness at returning to his old team.

Noble is named as West Ham United's next sports director

Noble said he is eager to begin in his new position.

Noble and manager David Moyes will collaborate closely.

Throughout my playing career, the one thing I strived for more than anything was constant improvement, on and off the pitch

Noble, who made 550 appearances for West Ham United, will work closely with Moyes and provide input, advice and assistance across the club's football operations

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