West Ham United are not ready to relinquish their pursuit of Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma, however his wage demands are proving to be a major stumbling block in negotiations [Evening Standard].
Playing an important part in the Blues’ UEFA Champions League triumph in 2020/21, the French international registered five goals in 36 appearances in all competitions [Transfermarkt].
Now, Zouma has been linked with a move across London to West Ham [Evening Standard].
Would Zouma be a good signing for West Ham?
David Moyes is keen to add to his defensive ranks before the end of the month, whilst Chelsea are willing to let go of the 26-year-old for £25 million.
Despite this, his wage demands are said to be a problem. Zouma is reportedly asking for wages of over £100,000 a week, figures he would need to reduce significantly in order to complete any switch to East London.
In light of this news, loads of West Ham United diehards took to Twitter to express their opinion on the Zouma debacle.
West Ham United fans react:
Replying to multiple West Ham fan outlets, here is what some supporters had to say about latest news:
“Move on now never gonna happen”
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