Writing on Twitter, journalist Ekrem Konur has made a major six-word West Ham United claim involving winger Felipe Anderson.
The Lowdown: Anderson eyeing move away?
The Brazilian attacker has been heavily linked with a move away from the London Stadium over these last few weeks.
Indeed, regional news sources such as La Lazio Siamo Noi claim that Anderson is personally very eager for a return to former club Lazio and pushing to get it through.
This is backed by reliable transfer source Fabrizio Romano, who says West Ham and the Serie A giants are currently in talks with personal terms already agreed.
The Latest: Konur drops major Anderson claim
Writing a six-word message on Twitter, reporter Konur has now shared his own update involving Anderson and his exit from West Ham this summer.
He explains that the winger has already left east London, stating: ‘Felipe Anderson is now Lazio’s footballer‘.
Both clubs are yet to confirm or make an official announcement, but this is quite the claim to emerge as West Ham look to offload unwanted players and reduce the wage bill.
The Verdict: Good move by the Hammers?
Getting rid of Anderson’s £85,000-per-week salary is, of course, a real blessing amid the financial implications of the pandemic and the closure of stadiums over this past year.
Saving money wherever possible is imperative for the club as a whole and it is arguably time for the 28-year-old to part company.
Anderson started just one Liga NOS game over the entirety of his spell on loan at FC Porto last season (WhoScored), and given his alleged desire to return to Lazio, West Ham shouldn’t stand in his way.
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