According to a recent report by David Ornstein for The Athletic, David Moyes’ side have ‘made their move’ for the Sevilla centre-forward, submitting a ‘formal bid’ of €25 million (£22.5 million) plus €5 million (£4.5 million) in add-ons, last weekend.
However, it is also reported that the Spanish side, who paid Leganes €20 million (£18 million) for En-Nesyri just 12 months ago, rejected the bid out of hand, although, it is said that talks are continuing between the two clubs and that West Ham remain ‘hopeful’ of getting the deal done.
ExWHUemployee then relayed this information on Twitter, and questioned the credibility of West Ham’s bid for the 23-year-old, claiming that if ‘the offer was no way near what would be accepted’ by the La Liga side, ‘does it even count really?’
In reaction to his post, fans of the Hammers flocked to have their say on the matter, with many appearing to be in agreement with ExWHUemployee’s opinion, before taking aim at the club’s board for their apparent low-ball transfer strategy.
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So, what exactly did these West Ham United fans have to say in reaction to ExWHUemployee’s comments?
“Why do they do this? Complete embarrassment. Time after time.”
“Why do we always do this? I wouldn’t mind if we did it every now and then to test clubs when we feel it’s appropriate but we seem to do it every single time.”
“We do it because Sullivan has no ambition whatsoever for @WestHam other than to keep the fans in their box while only his ‘preferred’ (why I wonder?) deals go ahead.”
“It’s probably a ‘we tried’ offer”
“£2.50 and a packet of quavers”
“£20 odd million for a player valued at £35m + is not an offer”
“Why even bother? What can you actually say to this anymore without repeating what’s been said by everyone in every transfer window for the last 11 years…”
In other West Ham news, this BBC pundit has tipped a potential ‘bargain’ for the Hammers, find out more here!
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