West Ham are being linked with a move for Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes but Hammers fans are having none of it.

The Sun has revealed that the Irons, along with Tottenham, are keen on landing the 24-year-old who is seeking a move to increase his chances of getting more game time.

24-year-old Gomes has a pass completion rate of 89% but having made just five starts this season, it would appear that he fancies a fresh start in the Premier League.

The Hammers eyed the Portuguese ace last season after failing in their attempts to land William Carvalho.

But after hearing the reported speculation, Hammers fans have been literally laughing off the news on Twitter in sheer disbelief.

There were a couple of responses which alluded to the fact that season ticket renewals were coming up as to the reason for the link, while others just thought it was complete nonsense.

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However, it is an area of the pitch that could do with reinforcements.

The Hammers have struggled with injuries throughout the side and the midfield zone has been no different – if David Moyes is in charge beyond the end of the season, it’s a position that needs improving.

Here is a selection of Twitter responses to the reported transfer story:


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