Back in January, Marko Arnautovic nearly left West Ham. First reported by talkSPORT, Arnautovic wanted to leave West Ham for the riches of China.

Several Chinese Super League clubs were interested and this transfer saga lasted a couple of weeks. According to The Times, Shanghai SIPG were one of the teams keen on a £45m move for Arnautovic.

But the 30-year-old was not granted his wish. Instead, he remained at West Ham and signed a new contract. Initially, his form dipped but he finished the season strongly for West Ham.

Fresh Marko Arnautovic exit rumours

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But according to The Sun, the Hammers could cash in on Arnautovic for £30m. Inter Milan and Roma are reportedly interested in the Austria international.

Inter manager Antonio Conte sees Arnautovic as an alternative target to Romelu Lukaku or Edin Dzeko. Meanwhile, Roma could move if Dzeko completes his move to the San Siro.

The Arnautovic situation splits opinion among West Ham fans. There are some who believe he should stay while others think this is the time to cash in. Here are some of the best tweets.

 
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