The West Ham United fans in the Transfer Tavern are hugely excited for their game with Manchester United later, though have taken to some lunchtime drinks to calm their nerves.
In truth, their upcoming tie in the EFL Cup is a welcome distraction from their rather pitiful league form under Slaven Bilic, a run that sees them sit just one paltry point above the drop zone.
So, reports from Bleacher Report have come as good news to our east London locals, serving as a further distraction again.
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One of the finest custodians in the league at Stoke City, the Bosnian has found it hard to regularly impose himself on the Blues’ first-team since joining the club in the summer of 2015.
Still, the report reveals the Irons could find it hard to tempt their capital counterparts into selling and, as a result, are said to have discussed the potential signing of Liverpool man Simon Mignolet.
The Belgian has lost his place to Loris Karius at Anfield and boasts a huge amount of Premier League experience, though Begovic is understood to remain the priority.
Who would be a better signing – Begovic or Mignolet? Do West Ham even need another ‘keeper? Let us know below…
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