West Ham boss David Moyes is keen to bring Inter Milan ace Joao Mario back to the London Stadium this summer in a £12 million deal, according to a report from O Jogo. And some Hammers fans have reacted on Twitter to the speculation.

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It is clear to see that we need to bolster our defensive ranks this summer. We could also do with another established centre-forward.

But central midfield seems to be a position that is often overlooked.

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Joao Mario (Photo by Claudio Villa – Inter/Getty Images)

Declan Rice and Tomas Soucek are both great players, but if one of those is forced to miss a sustained period of games, we could be in trouble.

Mark Noble will be 34 next year and Josh Cullen is far from proven at Premier League level.

So bearing that in mind, bringing Joao Mario back to the London Stadium would surely be a wise move from West Ham.

The 46-capped Portugal international racked up two goals and one assist in 14 games for the Hammers just over two years ago (Transfermarkt).

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Joao Mario (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP) (Photo credit should read GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

The 27-year-old spent last season on loan with Lokomotiv Moscow, and he really impressed with the Russian club.

Mario racked up six assists in 22 games (Transfermarkt). He proved that he has what it takes to make a difference in the final third on a consistent basis.

And some West Ham fans have taken to Twitter in reaction to the report claiming that the Hammers want to re-sign the Inter Milan midfielder…

 
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