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‘Didn’t Get A Chance’ ‘Should Have Kept Him’ Fans On Twitter Disappointed By West Ham Midfielder’s £8m Exit

Mainz have clinched the signing of West Ham midfielder Edimilson Fernandes, the club have confirmed.

Reports indicate that the Hammers will receive around £8m from the German side for the Swiss international.

West Ham signed Fernandes from Sion for approximately €5m in August 2016 so the club will make some profit out of the deal.

However, a majority of fans on Twitter are disappointed that Manuel Pellegrini didn’t give the player more of a chance in the first team:

The 23-year-old spent last season out on loan at Fiorentina and performed quite well for the Serie A side.

Fernandes made 33 appearances for the Viola, scoring two goals and contributing two assists. Despite his regular game time, the Italian club did not take up their option to sign him permanently.

Instead, the Swiss midfielder will move to the Bundesliga with West Ham likely to use the money to fund their own transfer business this summer.