Flocking to Twitter, many West Ham United fans have been left excited by an update involving defender Angelo Ogbonna.
The Italian, currently sidelined due to an ACL injury, as confirmed by the club, will be a sore miss for manager David Moyes as he aims to maintain his side’s impressive start to 2021/2022.
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Losing Ogbonna will come as a bitter blow to their fight on all fronts but some positive news has now emerged on the 33-year-old and his contract situation in east London.
According to their sources, Ogbonna is in fact ‘close to renewing his contract’ with Moyes potentially set for a major boost in that regard.
Flocking to this claim, it’s little wonder West Ham supporters have become excited on Twitter given how crucial of a first team player he has been for Moyes over the past year.
Only ex-Hammer Fabian Balbuena averaged a higher rate of clearances per 90 in the Premier League last term and Ogbonna is one of just eight West Ham untouchables to start every English top-flight match this season (WhoScored).
Find all of their best verdicts on this new contract development down below.
West Ham fans flock to Ogbonna news…
“We just can’t miss atm”
“As if this week could get any better for us hammers”
“Oh wow great news if it’s true where did you hear that? He is out of contract in the summer 2022 I believe so right? So how long is this new contract for? One year? Or two years? Bearing in mind he is now 32 years old but is so important to us in the system we play under Moyes?”
“Need a keep hold of him..he’s a gem”
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