Belgian forward Michy Batshuayi has been linked to West Ham United, according to the Telegraph, via West Ham Fan Zone, and many of the East London faithful are not best pleased by the transfer rumour.
The striker has fallen out of favour at Stamford Bridge, and it seems like Frank Lampard was frustrated with the recent performances the player put in when given the chance, as he now struggles to make the bench if Chelsea have a full squad, per Transfermarkt.
Would Batshuayi be a good signing?
He has been shipped out on loan multiple times by the Blues, to Valencia, Borussia Dortmund and most recently Crystal Palace last season. Fans of the Eagles enjoyed his period in South London as he scored five goals in eleven appearances. He also boasts a very good goal to game record since he started playing football, as he has made 328 appearances and scored 126 goals, per Transfermarkt.
However he rejected the Hammers to go to the Eagles, via talkSPORT, and this is still remembered by the Irons fanbase, as they list this as one of the main reasons they do not want him to sign for the club.
Here is what fans had to say about the news:
West Ham could renew their interest in Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi in the next transfer window.
— West Ham Fan Zone (@WHUFCFZ) April 28, 2020
Surely 5 years too late and 10 years too old on current plans for youth ?
— mikejoyce (@hammersmikey) April 28, 2020
— BantsGaming (@_JustForBants) April 28, 2020
I don’t know why we keep going for this guy. He clearly dose not want to play for us and he has made jokes towards us in the past. Can we fined someone else?
— |⚒️⚒️| (@WHUFC_USA_2008) April 28, 2020
Yes, let’s continue to pursue players who have repeatedly shown indifference to joining us previously.
— Ascrembalem (@ascrembalem) April 28, 2020
West Ham renewing their interest in Michy Batshuayi would be, if it were true, five years too late – he should have been signed as and when they initially expressed their interest in him; not wait five seasons until after that point.
— Josh Verrills (@WestHamJoshV) April 28, 2020
We don’t know when to give up, do we? He’s also not even worth going for. Average IMO. https://t.co/yxJWwbfKdV
— West Ham News (@whufc_news) April 28, 2020
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