West Ham United are interested in signing Stoke City midfielder Joe Allen in the January transfer window, that is according to The Guardian reporter Jacob Steinberg.
Should West Ham sign Joe Allen?
It is suggested that the Welshman will be one of the first players targeted by new manager David Moyes, who replaced Manuel Pellegrini in the dugout at the London Stadium recently.
Allen has been a regular for the Potters in the Championship this season, starting 22 of their 25 league games and chipping in with three goals from midfield (Transfermarkt).
The 29-year-old is a player with plenty of Premier League experience too, having played for Swansea City and Liverpool as well as Stoke in the top flight.
He is also a full Welsh international who has earned 53 caps (Transfermarkt) and previously helped his country reach the semi-finals of Euro 2016.
However, despite all of that it seems that he wouldn’t be a popular signing amongst the West Ham fan base, many of whom aren’t keen on the idea of the midfielder moving to east London.
Here is what some had to say about it on Twitter…
Good to see we are preparing for the championship next season.
— Fortunes Always Hiding ⚒ 🏳️🌈 ⚽️ (@IanDeakin16) December 30, 2019
Just another Mark noble with long hair
— Alex (@wrighty1973) December 29, 2019
…give me strength ⚒️
— David Cann 🔶 (@drwhofan_194) December 29, 2019
Joe Allen..🤔 a player who’s playing for a side in the relegation places in the Championship…..#nextlevel
— Terry Crocker⚒⚒ (@CornishHammer67) December 30, 2019
— finley_mclellan (@finley_mclellan) December 29, 2019
Joe Allen & Mark Noble in the same midfield playing at walking pace! Already reducing the motions to the slowest team in the Premier League.
— Biro’s Hammer (@Apisadmirer) December 30, 2019
This has to be a joke …..
— Carl110395 (@carl110395) December 30, 2019
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