Our West Ham fans here in the Transfer Tavern are getting desperate for some good news to grace their club this season.
The campaign for the Irons so far has been one to remember for all the wrong reasons with players under-performing, transfers flopping, results woeful and the new stadium failing to impress.
Throw into the mix, now, that Dimitri Payet wants to leave the club and you get a pretty depressing mixture if you’re claret and blue inclined.
Slaven Bilic needs to get working his magic, then, and sign some decent players to boost morale in this window.
He might be about to, too, as, according to Sky Sports, the Hammers are interested in getting Michy Batshuayi to join on loan from Chelsea.
Our landlord reckons that’d be a great tonic for this ill-fated season, too, and here are two reasons to explain exactly why that’s the case…