German footballing legend Michael Rummenigge suggested that Mario Gotze could join a club like West Ham in the summer, when writing his regular column for SPORTBUZZER. And some Hammers fans reacted on Twitter to the suggestion.

The Borussia Dortmund ace has failed to live up to expectations in the game since scoring the winning goal for Germany in the 2014 World Cup final.

Gotze, a 63-capped Germany international, left Borussia Dortmund for Bayern Munich in the summer of 2013 for around £31.5 million (Soccerbase), but he struggled to impress with the Bavarian giants.

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Mario Goetze (Photo by Max Maiwald/DeFodi Images via Getty Images)

And the Germany international returned to Dortmund in the summer of 2016 for around £20 million (Soccerbase).

The 27-year-old has racked up 45 goals and 61 assists in 217 games for Dortmund. He has recorded just three goals and one assist in 19 games this term, however (Transfermarkt).

Gotze has seemed like a shadow of his former self recently.

And Rummenigge suggested that the diminutive attacker could join a club like West Ham in order to spark his career back into life, when writing his regular column for SPORTBUZZER:

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Mario Goetze (Photo by Alex Gottschalk/DeFodi Images via Getty Images)

“I’m thinking [he could join] clubs like Everton or West Ham. What happened to this outstanding soccer player who could do everything? He has to change some things. He lost his speed and should change his game, be more of a playmaker, he is no striker.”

Perhaps he could one day return to his former glories? Who knows. Whether West Ham should make a move for Gotze, however, is debatable.

Some Hammers fans took to Twitter in reaction to Rummenigge’s suggestion…

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