ExWHUemployee has confirmed that Roberto is indeed set to leave West Ham to link up with La Liga side Alaves on loan in the coming days.

The Spaniard joined the Hammers on a free transfer in the summer of 2019. And he has proven to be an absolute disaster ever since.

Roberto has played just 10 games for West Ham, but he let in 21 goals during those outings. And the 33-year-old kept just one clean sheet in the process.

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He is clearly not good enough for the Premier League and is certainly not good enough to serve as Lukasz Fabianski’s deputy.

Roberto is arguably the most unpopular player at the London Stadium amongst Hammers fans.

So they would have been pleased to read yesterday’s report from AS claiming that the calamitous stopper is set to join Alaves on loan.

And reliable West Ham insider ExWHUemployee confirmed those claims, whilst suggesting that the ultimate goal is to sell the Spaniard permanently:

If West Ham manage to sell Roberto in the summer, it will be a miracle. Let’s not beat around the bush. The 33-year-old is one of the very worst goalkeepers ever to have graced the Premier League.

And the owners are clearly of the same opinion.

So the Hammers board will be hoping that the Spaniard performs well with Alaves. If he continues his shocking form, however, he will undoubtedly be back at West Ham in the summer to see out the final year of his contract.

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