According to a report from Spanish publication Estadio Deportivo, West Ham could be set to battle Chelsea and Tottenham in the race to sign Roma ace Pau Lopez this summer. And some Hammers fans have reacted in disbelief on Twitter to the speculation.

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David Moyes is well covered in the goalkeeping department.

Lukasz Fabianski is West Ham’s undisputed number one, whilst Darren Randolph is a capable backup.

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Lukasz Fabianski (Photo by Rob Newell – CameraSport via Getty Images)

The Hammers also have Nathan Trott and Joseph Anang waiting in the wings.

In truth, West Ham have a lot more pressing issues this summer than the need to sign a new goalkeeper.

Left-back, right-back, centre-back, central midfield and centre-forward are all positions that should be taking priority.

And funds will be tight.

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Pau Lopez (Photo by ANP Sport via Getty Images)

So Estadio Deportivo’s claim that Roma could demand as much as £45 million for Lopez makes this one a total non-starter.

Chelsea and Tottenham want to sign the 25-year-old, who spent a year with Spurs three years ago, as well (Estadio Deportivo). West Ham surely won’t be in the race to sign the Spaniard.

 

And some Hammers fans have taken to Twitter in reaction to the speculation, echoing that exact sentiment…

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