The club announced the free signing of Mauro Zarate today, which didn’t come as much to surprise to many given the ongoing reports of his imminent arrival over the last two weeks.

But it’s a refreshing thought that Allardyce and the board and striving to get business done early in what will be an important season in the Premier League next season.

The buzz around the West Ham faithful has improved somewhat and the arrival of Zarate has had a lot of fans taking to Twitter to express their delight with the deal.

And there have have also been reports the club are close to announcing Teddy Sheringham as the Hammers’ new attacking coach. Exciting, eh?

Here’s all the latest fans views from the claret and blue half of the Twittersphere…