West Ham United fans in the Transfer Tavern will be hoping their side have done enough to remain in the Premier League next season, and thus attract some big names to the London Stadium in the summer.
Manager David Moyes, brought in back in November following Slaven Bilic’s sacking, appears to have saved the Hammers from a likely relegation with some key results, and is thought to be remaining in his role as manager at the end of the campaign as he was given the all clear to choose his transfer targets.
And, according to The Daily Mirror, the former Manchester United boss is keen on retaining the services of Joe Hart for the 2018/19 season, what with the Manchester City loanee’s deal at the club set to expire at the end of the season.
The goalkeeper, who is hoping to add to his 75 caps for England by making the World Cup squad this summer, has had a mixed time with the Irons, having produced some outstanding performances, whilst also making a number of costly errors, like against Stoke City on Monday night.
However, Moyes is thought to be keen on keeping the 31-year-old after becoming impressed with his professionalism during the time he was dropped in favour of Adrian, and believes a deal could be struck with City boss Pep Guardiola and extend his stay in the capital.
Landlord’s Verdict: The West Ham fans in the Tavern will have a mixed reaction to the news that they may try and extend Hart’s time with them as many of the locals have been critical of his displays, although a number of the punters will recognise how valuable his experience has been in certain matches.
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