Exclusive: West Ham told to bin 'Wonderful talent' after big transfer development
Frank McAvennie has urged West Ham to sell Felipe Anderson this summer to hand David Moyes much-needed funds in the transfer market.
The Irons and Celtic legend, speaking exclusively to Football Insider correspondent Dylan Childs, claimed that the 27-year-old is “a wonderful talent” but is “not doing the team any good”.
The Brazilian still has two years left on his contract at the London Stadium having arrived for £34.2million in the summer 2018.
Football Insider understands that the Hammers are willing to sell the winger but want to recoup the money they paid Lazio for his services.
Anderson has struggled this season and has only scored once in his 26 appearances to date.
When asked by Football Insider if he would sell him this summer, McAvennie said:
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“Anderson is such a gifted player but I wouldn’t have him.
“He is not doing the team any good. A wonderful talent but as I have said before, I have never seen him go in for a tackle, let alone win one.
“Lanzini is similarly gifted so I would try and offload Anderson and anyone that is in and out of the team.
“We need to give David money to spend and that could be a way to do it.”
Football Insider revealed earlier today that the club are weighing up a move either Said Benrahma or Eberechi Eze this summer.
Moyes wants to add a young playmaker to his ranks for next season that can both score and assist goals.
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