West Ham United have reportedly turned down the chance to sign a number of strikers this summer, with Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard being one of the individuals David Moyes decided against recruiting [The Express].
In 2020/21, the striker enjoyed another stellar season for Celtic, registering 28 goal contributions from 40 appearances; 22 goals and six assists [Transfermarkt].
Despite that incredible consistency, which would surely be an asset as a back-up to Michail Antonio, he looks very unlikely to end up in East London this window after recent claims surrounding his future emerged.
Would Edouard be a good signing for West Ham?
In the past few weeks, the Hammers have allegedly turned down the chance to sign Tammy Abraham, Allassane Plea, Luuk De Jong and the aforementioned Edouard as they bide their time identifying the perfect option [The Express].
In light of this news and the squad’s desperation for some depth up front, no wonder loads of West Ham United fans took to social media to react to the latest developments.
West Ham United FC fans react:
Replying to West Ham Central on Twitter, here is what some Hammers had to say about passing up the opportunity to sign Edouard:
“Probably his attitude”
“He is overrated. Good againt small teams in the SPL.”
“Well no surprises there. He was pretty poor against us pre-season”
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