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‘Our owners are the definition of deluded’ – West Ham fans not happy with Rooney talk

Not so long ago the notion of Wayne Rooney heading to West Ham from Manchester United would have been deemed impossible, but this is indeed the latest rumour doing the rounds here in the Transfer Tavern.

Sky Sports’ Kaveh Solhekol has revealed that the Hammers are keen on the England skipper and could launch a move for him should he be allowed to leave Old Trafford this summer, which is reportedly a strong possibility.

West Ham’s need for a striker is well known. Before the start of the current season the Londoners made desperate attempts to snap up a number of centre-forwards before being forced to settle for a loan deal for Simone Zaza – who was dumped in January – and with Michail Antonio their top scorer, it’s clear this area still needs addressing.

So, West Ham fans will be thrilled with the Rooney links, right? Well, quite a few on Twitter are not exactly excited about the prospect of the Man United hero rocking up at the London Stadium…

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