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West Ham fans are absolutely buzzing about ExWHUemployee's Alphonse Areola claim

West Ham United are interested in signing Fulham’s on-loan goalkeeper Alphonse Areola this summer according to ExWHUemployee. And some Hammers fans have taken to Twitter in reaction to the speculation.

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David Moyes clearly needs to bring a new number one goalkeeper to the London Stadium over the course of the next 12 months or so.

Lukasz Fabianski will be 36 before the start of the new season. He has been a dependable member of the squad over the past three years.

The Poland international is past his best though. And the odd mistake seems to be creeping into his game now.

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Fabianski’s distribution is quite simply not good enough either.

West Ham to move in for Alphonse Areola?

ExWHUemployee claims that the Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper could be a target for the Hammers this summer, as covered here by Hammers News yesterday.

The 28-year-old joined Fulham on loan from PSG last summer.


Areola has really impressed in the Premier League this season. The Frenchman is a fine shot-stopper. He is calm and authoritative and is a very good organiser.

Areola could be available for around £20 million this summer (The Sun).

Fulham do have an option to buy the Frenchman, but with Scott Parker’s men destined for relegation, he certainly won’t want to move to a Championship club.

Some West Ham fans are buzzing after hearing Ex’s claim about Alphonse Areola…

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