Football Insider claims that West Ham boss David Moyes could sign Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos for a cut price £12 million fee this summer. Steven Gerrard will surely not want to lose the South American. But it seems as though the forward could be on his out of Ibrox this summer. And some Hammers fans have taken to Twitter in reaction to the speculation.

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The Rangers boss is a huge fan of Morelos. He raved about the Colombia international, when speaking to the Scottish Sun:

“He’s a fantastic footballer. He scores goals in big volumes. I suppose what you want me to answer is: ‘Is he going to be here next year?’. That’s the million-dollar question. But you and I know that every player has his price.”

Moyes desperately needs to bring a prolific goal-scorer to the London Stadium this summer.

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Alfredo Morelos (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

And Rangers ace Alfredo Morelos certainly fits into that category.

The 24-year-old has racked up 77 goals and 29 assists in 137 games for the Gers. And this season, he has notched up 29 goals and 10 assists in 46 outings (Transfermarkt).

His career record is impressive as well, with 123 goals to his name in 206 games (Transfermarkt).

Signing the Colombian would come with a caveat, however.

Morelos has a nasty streak, with seven red cards to his name during his time with Rangers.

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Alfredo Morelos (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

It could be argued that that isn’t always a bad thing, however. Especially at West Ham. The Hammers fans love a maverick character. Paolo Di Canio springs to mind.

And signing Morelos for just £12 million might be a great option for David Moyes, albeit somewhat of a risky one.

Some West Ham fans took to Twitter to deliver their verdicts. And most of them seem to think that a move for the Rangers hitman should be avoided…

 
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