West Ham United sign Ricardo Vaz Te from Barnsley

West Ham United have signed striker Ricardo Vaz Te from Barnsley for an undisclosed fee.

The 25-year-old, who has signed a two-and-a-half-year deal, had made 12 league starts and scored 10 goals for the Tykes since arriving in June 2011.

Vaz Te, who previously spent time with Hibernian and Hull, made 75 appearances for Bolton during a seven-year spell with the Premier League side.

The former Portugal Under-21 player began his career at Farense.