According to a report from the Daily Star, West Ham want to snap up Liverpool ace Adam Lallana on a free transfer this summer. And some Hammers fans have reacted angrily on Twitter to the speculation.

Everton and Arsenal are also thought to be keen on the former Southampton man.

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David Moyes will surely be on the look-out for a creative attacking player this summer.

But funds will be tight at the London Stadium.

So Lallana on a free transfer would undoubtedly represent good business for West Ham.

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Adam Lallana (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images)

But is he the right player for the Hammers?

Considering the 32-year-old’s poor injury record, age and massive wages, the answer to that question is probably no.

That is despite the fact that he is a proven Premier League player. And he is a Champions League winner after-all.

Lallana has made 15 Premier League appearances for the Reds this season, racking up one goal and one assist. In 196 career Premier League appearances, the 31-year-old has scored 30 goals and registered 28 assists (premierleague.com).

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Adam Lallana (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images)

In 15 league outings this season, the Liverpool man has averaged 0.2 shots, 0.3 key passes and 0.2 dribbles per game. Those numbers are far from impressive, but in fairness to him, in those 15 games, he has only played a total of 374 minutes (Who Scored).

West Ham have history of signing older, injury-prone players who are well past their best. You need look no further than the likes of Jack Wilshere, Andriy Yarmolenko and Carlos Sanchez.

And some Hammers fans have pleaded with the club’s board not to sign Adam Lallana, despite the Liverpool man being available on a free…

 
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