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West Ham fans react on Twitter to Tiemoue Bakayoko rumour
Photo by SSC NAPOLI/SSC NAPOLI via Getty Images

West Ham fans react on Twitter to Tiemoue Bakayoko rumour

Calcio Napoli 24 claims that West Ham United could sign Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko for just £15.4 million this summer. And some Hammers fans have taken to Twitter in reaction to the speculation.

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Hammers boss David Moyes will undoubtedly be on the lookout for central midfield reinforcements this summer.

The Scot desperately needs to provide more quality competition and cover for Declan Rice and Tomas Soucek at the London Stadium.

Photo by SSC NAPOLI/SSC NAPOLI via Getty Images

And Tiemoue Bakayoko seems like the ideal addition for West Ham. Especially for just £15.4 million.

French media outlets Transfer 20 and Le 10 Sport have both claimed previously that the Hammers want to sign the 26-year-old Chelsea midfielder.

Bakayoko joined the Blues from Monaco in the summer of 2017 for around £40 million (BBC).

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The 26-year-old struggled after joining Chelsea, however, and has spent loan spells away from Stamford Bridge with AC Milan, former club Monaco and now Napoli.

The France international has certainly impressed in Serie A this season.

In 23 appearances this season, the Chelsea owned midfielder has racked up one goal and one assist. During those outings he has averaged two tackles and one interception per game. The Frenchman has averaged 40.3passes per match with a hugely impressive completion rate of 88.6% (Who Scored).

It seems likely that the powerful midfielder doesn’t have much of a future under Thomas Tuchel at Chelsea.

Some West Ham fans took to Twitter and urged David Moyes to bring Tiemoue Bakayoko to the London Stadium…

https://twitter.com/MuvSaid/status/1376421956111716359
https://twitter.com/TomaSoucek/status/1376170933782769664
https://twitter.com/whufn_/status/1376188350768549894