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West Ham United: Fans flock to Arthur Cabral offer claim

West Ham United: Fans flock to Arthur Cabral offer claim -West Ham Transfer Rumours

Flocking to Twitter, many West Ham United fans have erupted over a fresh transfer claim involving FC Basel forward Arthur Cabral.

The Brazilian has emerged as a transfer target for both Irons manager David Moyes and new recruitment chief Rob Newman in recent weeks as they expand their search for more attacking options.

Cabral has been in red-hot form for the Swiss giants over 2021/22 so far, racking up an incredible 17 goals and four assists across 19 appearances in all competitions (Transfermarkt).

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This has attracted West Ham’s interest amid their year-long search for a replacement for Sebastien Haller, with journalist Andre Oechsner now sharing an update on their bid.

Speaking to Hammers News, the correspondent for Swiss media outlet 4-4-2 explained that a €20m (£17m) offer has come from the Premier League and his ‘sources’ tell him its ‘probably’ West Ham.

West Ham fans erupt…

Taking to social media, it’s little wonder so many Irons supporters are excited about this reveal, taking into account Cabral’s prolific goalscoring record, age and his inclusion in the Brazil squad in recent months.

The 23-year-old earned his first Selecao call-up in October, with his electric form attracting the attention of Brazil general manager and former Middlesbrough star Juninho (TEAMtalk).

As their club potentially make an offer, there have been no shortage of reaction from West Ham fans – check out some of the best responses below:

“Begging it’s us! He’ll add so much to the side… The only other players who I think may be as good of a signing for us are either unproven as forwards (Thuram & Barrow) or x2 the price Watkins & Toney”

Credit: @WhufcSloth

“Il have some of that”

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“Different class on comparison to Ajeti mate. Ajeti small and not strong enough for Prem. This lad is big, quick and can finish. Hopefully the right attributes to be successful. Only time will tell”

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“Fingers crossed.”

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“Looks awesome on YouTube. Like Haller but with more personality and pep. Could be the new Frank that I’ve been hoping for for so long.”

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“Rob Newman finally doing his job”

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“It’s a yes from me, assuming it is a) true, and b) actually us. I’ll link a clip below to whet your appetite, this is an exciting rumour.”

Credit: @WHU_Analytics

In other news: Newman now also eyeing bid to sign 129-goal ‘big name’ striker for West Ham, find out more here.


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