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‘We Don’t Have £20, Let Alone £20m’ ‘That’s Good News’ West Ham Fans Not Surprised At Latest ExWHUemployee Transfer Update

‘We Don’t Have £20, Let Alone £20m’ ‘That’s Good News’ West Ham Fans Not Surprised At Latest ExWHUemployee Transfer Update

West Ham will not be bidding £20m for Manchester City centre-back John Stones, according to insider ExWHUemployee.

Reports in the English media this morning claimed that the Hammers were interested in the 26-year-old but a move always looked very unlikely. Supporters on Twitter are not surprised that the story turned out to be false:

Stones is also said to be on Arsenal and Chelsea’s radar so even if West Ham did have the funds to sign the England international, it would have been a difficult deal to complete.

Irons boss David Moyes is believed to be on the lookout for a new centre-back this summer but it is thought that someone like Wigan’s Cedric Kipre is a more realistic target.

There has also been talk of a potential approach for Barcelona’s Samuel Umtiti but that would likely depend on whether the Frenchman would be available on an affordable loan deal.