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West Ham United: Fans flock to news of friendly v Atalanta

West Ham United: Fans flock to news of friendly v Atalanta - West Ham News

Flocking to Twitter, many West Ham United fans have flocked to an announcement by the club as they continue with pre-season preparations.

David Moyes is set to oversee an interesting 2021/22 season at the London Stadium, with the Irons set to compete in the Europa League group stage.

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West Ham arguably overachieved last term and their exploits garnered praise from football critics throughout the country.

Moyes will be looking to build upon those fantastic heights, and their pre-season preparations may be a key factor in doing so, with it arguably being crucial that every player is up to speed both mentally and physically.

As such, West Ham have now announced that they will take on Atalanta in the Betway Cup on Saturday 7 August at the London Stadium.

The Serie A outfit have emerged as one of the most exciting teams in Europe over recent years, with manager Gian Piero Gasperini leading them to another season in the Champions League.

Facing these prestigious opponents has excited many West Ham supporters on Twitter, as well as the fact that tens of thousands of Irons fans will be able to attend the match following the lifting of pandemic restrictions this Monday.

Check out a flavour of their best reactions to the announcement of the “exciting” pre-season clash.

West Ham fans flock to Atalanta announcement…

“I am salivating.”

Credit: @TylerLingwood

“This is class, great practice for Europa”

Credit: @dtmason15

“So excited for this game! Atalanta are arguably the most exciting team in Europe right now. Bring it on!”

Credit: @RobPritchard78

“Blimey, this will be a very tough game.”

Credit: @TheRikMoran

“What a great game btw”

Credit: @DNXN90

“Massive game!”

Credit: @indianhammers

“Huge game, wow”

Credit: @camwestham

“Omg I can’t wait to go”

Credit: @nicola678910

“Lets gooooo”

Credit: @kai_gunner

“Oooh exciting, we love the Italians”

Credit: @ZaynafamilyMary

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