These are exciting times for West Ham fans, with Marko Arnautovic gone, Pablo Fornals signed up and Maxi Gomez inching ever closer to a move to the London Stadium.

The London Evening Standard claims that the Hammers are close to hijacking Valencia’s £44 million move for the Uruguayan.

And what an incredible summer this could be for West Ham.

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Marko Arnautovic in action for West Ham (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Arnautovic has been nothing more than an expensive nuisance over the past six months. So moving him on for £22.4 million has to be considered as good business.


And bringing in a player of Gomez’s calibre in his place is a real upgrade for the east London outfit.


Maxi Gomez in action (Photo credit should read MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images)

Add to that the fact that Pablo Fornals has arrived from Villarreal for £24 million. And Manuel Pellegrini has the makings of a wonderfully exciting setup at the London Stadium.

West Ham fans desperately want their side to make a sustained push for the top six next season, and with the calibre of players on display at the club, there is every chance that they can do just that.

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Maxi Gomez  (Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images)

Maxi Gomez could be a real star in east London. He has all the qualities that Hammers fans love.

And if West Ham manage to get a deal for him over the line, it will signify the start of some really exciting times at the London Stadium.

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