According to a report from Turkish media outlet Fanatik, West Ham are interested in signing Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius. Belgian media outlet Voetbal 24 then claimed that the Liverpool man could be available for just £4.5 million this summer. And some Hammers fans have taken to Twitter in reaction to the news.

Surely West Ham should still clear, however, in spite of the reported asking price of just £4.5 million.

Ziraat Turkiye Kupasi (Turkish Cup)"Besiktas AS v BB Erzurumspor"

Loris Karius (Photo by ANP Sport via Getty Images)

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The 26-year-old Liverpool stopper has kept 68 clean sheets in 266 combined appearances for the Reds, Mainz and Besiktas (Transfermarkt).

In 29 Premier League appearances for Liverpool, Karius has made 51 saves, 14 high claims and seven catches. He kept seven clean sheets in those outings. The German also made two errors leading to goals for the opposition (premierleague.com).

Turkish Spor Toto Super Lig"Besiktas AS v Demir Grup Sivasspor"

Loris Karius (Photo by ANP Sport via Getty Images)

The Hammers have surely learned from their past mistake of bringing in the error-prone Roberto last summer.

Signing Karius from Liverpool would represent a similar mistake in the making.

Bringing the German to the London Stadium has all the makings of an absolute disaster signing for West Ham.

And some Hammers fans took to Twitter in reaction to the speculation…

 
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