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West Ham fans react to reports that Fati came close to Hammers switch

According to Bleacher Report, West Ham came extremely close to signing Barcelona youngster Ansu Fati in the summer, and some Hammers fans took to Twitter in reaction to the speculation.

The 17-year-old was set to leave Barca four months ago, with his future at the Camp Nou looking bleak.

Bleacher Report claims that he was close to joining West Ham. A move to the London Stadium failed to materialise, however, due to problems with the youngster’s passport.

And it seems as though the Hammers have missed out on a real star of the future.

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Fati is exceptionally quick, possesses superb technique and has the confidence and arrogance of someone far more experienced than he actually is.

The Spaniard would surely have thrived at West Ham and gone on to become a superstar.

The east London outfit will now struggle to sign him in the future, as his stock continues to rise.

And some Hammers fans took to Twitter in reaction to the news that their club came so close to signing Fati…

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