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West Ham United fans react on Twitter to big Nikola Maksimovic claim
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West Ham United fans react on Twitter to big Nikola Maksimovic claim

According to a report from Fichajes, West Ham United already have an agreement in place to sign Napoli defender Nikola Maksimovic in the summer. And some Hammers fans have taken to Twitter in reaction to the speculation.

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David Moyes may well be looking to add an experienced centre-back to his ranks at the London Stadium this summer.

Fabian Balbuena appears to be on his way out of the club.

Although West Ham have plenty of exciting young defenders coming through the ranks, it could be argued that none of them are ready to be playing regular Premier League football just yet.

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Fichajes claims that the Hammers are moving fast to address that particular issue.

It is suggested that West Ham already have a deal lined up to sign Napoli centre-back Nikola Maksimovic on a free transfer in the summer.

In 15 Serie A outings for Napoli this season, the 29-year-old has averaged 1 tackle, 1.3 interceptions and 2.7 clearances per game. He has also won an average of 1.9 aerial duals per match (Who Scored).

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The 25-capped Serbia international is a grizzly, seasoned defender and picking him up on a free transfer this summer seems like an absolute no brainer for the Hammers.

He certainly seems to be tailor made for the Premier League what with his robust playing style.

Some West Ham fans have taken to Twitter in reaction to the speculation that David Moyes has already agreed a deal to sign Nikola Maksimovic…