According to a report from the Sunday Mirror (January 12th, page 67), West Ham are open to the idea of sending Andriy Yarmolenko out on loan this month.

The 30-year-old joined the Hammers from Borussia Dortmund in the summer of 2018, for a fee believed to be worth £17.5 million (Evening Standard).

Yarmolenko, who earns around £115,000 per week according to Spotrac, has struggled to establish himself at the London Stadium, however.

The 86-capped Ukraine international has racked up just five goals and only two assists in 25 appearances for West Ham thus far.

And the Sunday Mirror claims that Yarmolenko has been offered to other Premier League clubs on loan this month in an attempt to create some space for David Moyes to bring in targets of his own.

Would the Hammers be better of selling the forward?

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Yarmolenko really has been poor since joining West Ham, and the east London outfit would surely be better off just cutting their losses on the 30-year-old.

 

Even if it means losing money on the £17.5 million they paid for his services, it would be wise for the Hammers to sell the Ukrainian.

It is clear that he is not cut out for the intense nature of the Premier League.

The counter argument to that of course, is that by loaning Yarmolenko out, it would give him the opportunity to impress and, in turn, increase his market value.

Whatever happens, however, it seems as though David Moyes isn’t a big fan of the former Dortmund man.

And his future at the London Stadium looks bleak.

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