West Ham are far from happy with their start to the Premier League campaign and it’s no wonder considering they’re yet to earn a point.
They head into the international break deflated already after conceding ten goals in four games, resulting in the Hammers staying at the foot of the table.
Spending £100 million has so far only made West Ham worse and that will be extremely concerning for fans and the owners alike.
After finishing 13th last season they eyed improvement and consequently let a number of players leave the club, including star loanee Joao Mario, which looks to be an almighty mistake and has to be quickly amended in January.
Joao Mario, (who is valued at £20.7 million on Transfermarkt) arrived at the London Stadium in January and despite a rocky start adapting to the English league, his quality shone through in the end. The 25-year-old scored two goals and provided an assist in 13 Premier League appearances as he demonstrated his ability to be influential in a game.
After rumours suggesting a move back to the London Stadium was a possibility this summer, the deal couldn’t be concluded as West Ham wanted a loan agreement, rather than what Inter preferred in a permanent transfer.
Mario is a very nimble player, capable of weaving in and out of players, as well as providing an end product which would be extremely welcomed at West Ham right now, after just scoring two goals so far this season.
Nevertheless, a deal could be conjured up quickly during the January transfer window and seeing as the midfield struggles have continued this season, Joao Mario is a needed addition for West Ham.
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