According to a report from 90 Min, West Ham boss David Moyes wants to sign Crystal Palace midfielder James McCarthy this summer. And some Hammers fans have taken to Twitter in reaction to the speculation.

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Moyes will still be keen to bolster his central midfield ranks even further still. That’s in spite of having already brought Tomas Soucek to the London Stadium on a permanent deal.

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David Moyes (Photo by Arfa Griffiths/West Ham United FC via Getty Images)

Carlos Sanchez has already left West Ham and Mark Noble will be 34 next season.

The problem for the Hammers boss is that it has been widely reported that he has limited funds at his disposal this summer.

So 90 Min claiming that Crystal Palace midfielder James McCarthy could be picked up for just £8 million will undoubtedly appeal to West Ham.

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James McCarthy (Photo by Matthew Peters/Manchester United via Getty Images)


McCarthy made 33 Premier League appearances for the Eagles this season. During those outings, the midfielder averaged 2.5 tackles per game. He also averaged 23.7 passes per game with a success rate of 77.8% (Who Scored).

The 41-capped Republic of Ireland international, 29, is a vastly experienced Premier League player. And £8 million would represent decent value for West Ham.

Some Hammers fans took to Twitter in reaction to the claims that Moyes could bring the Palace man to the London Stadium this summer…

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