Hammers land Chilean Jimenez

FOOTBALL: West Ham last night completed the signing of Inter Milan forward Luis Jimenez on a one-year loan after a successful appeal for a work permit.<br /><br />The Chilean, 25, who joins with a view to a permanent transfer subject to a medical, lacks the recent international caps needed for a permit.<br /><br />But a Hammers appeal, backed by Inter boss Jose Mourinho, yesterday succeeded, and Jimenez said: &ldquo;I had options to join other clubs but I watched West Ham and liked it a lot.&rdquo;