West Ham fans are desperate to see their side improve in the summer transfer window, particularly in attacking areas.
The Hammers were overly reliant on club-record signing Marko Arnautovic last term, who scored 11 league goals in his debut campaign at the London Stadium and was crowned the club’s Player of the Year.
Arnautovic is in need of support though and reports have suggested he could be reunited with former Stoke City team-mate Xherdan Shaqiri, who has confirmed he will leave the Potters after their relegation from the Premier League.
Said to be available for just £12m due to a release-clause in his contract, West Ham are not alone in their pursuit of the Switzerland international as it’s also stated Southampton and Tottenham are also keen.
Fans on social media have shared their view on the situation and it’s fair to say that the majority are desperate to see Shaqiri join the Hammers this summer.
Worth a punt? Statically the best player outside the top 6 last season. And he was playing in the god awful stoke side. Rather him than Anderson…
— Matt ⚒ (@MattLDN14) June 4, 2018
Very inconsistent, but so was Arnie. If he was too expensive then it’d be different, but like you say for £12m there’s no reason why we shouldn’t go in for him
— Callum Massie (@Callum_Massie) June 4, 2018
Prefer him to pastore
— Rossco (@REllenor) June 4, 2018
— ian (@IaIanmac54) June 4, 2018
Agreed great price
— RickyG89 (@Ricky_Gavin) June 3, 2018
Not sure on him. Got doubts over his commitment. That said 12m, not too bad.
— Tom Pearson (@TomPearson8) June 4, 2018
We should be all over this for £12 million
— jack young⚒⚒ (@youngie2001) June 4, 2018
Let him go elsewhere.
— Harry Bennett (@hammerh62) June 4, 2018
For 12m it’s a no brainer – sign the guy up!
— Lee Nallalingham (@LeeBravado) June 3, 2018
No, lazy and overrated…. perfect for us!
— Northbankboy (@edmundsnick) June 4, 2018