West Ham sold Marko Arnautovic to Shanghai SIPG for £22.4 million in the summer (BBC Sport).

They brought in Sebastien Haller in place of the Austrian for around £45 million.

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And as things stand, the Frenchman has really disappointed. Hammers fans were glad to see the back of Arnautovic at the time, but could they now be wishing that they kept the mercurial Austrian?

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Marko Arnautovic (Photo by TF-Images/Getty Images)

Judging by Twitter chat, it certainly seems that way.

Haller’s work-rate has been incredibly poor, and he just does not put himself about enough.

Arnie, on the other hand, always worked hard and offered his team an outlet. He held the ball up well and was much more than just a goalscorer.

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Sebastien Haller (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Haller could, of course, still come good, but the early signs are not good.

Arnautovic ended up being a hate figure at West Ham, but it seems as though the Hammers fanbase would take him over Haller every single time.

The question was posed on Twitter, who would you prefer, Arnie or Haller?

Here are some of the best responses…

 
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