West Ham United fans have been sent into frenzied excitement by a cryptic update from Ex-West Ham United Employee.
— ExWHUemployee (@ExWHUemployee) July 8, 2019
The club confirmed the sale of unsettled forward Marko Arnautovic to Chinese club Shanghai SIPG on Monday morning.
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But Ex, the Hammers insider, posted a gif on Twitter shortly afterwards showing the words “positive vibes”.
And a number of supporters believe that it could relate to transfer activity; Football FanCast understands that the club remain in talks with La Liga club Celta Vigo over a possible deal for Maxi Gomez this summer.
And supporters are hopeful that the slightly ambiguous tweet hints that the club may have beaten off the competition to complete a deal for the striker.
Take a look at the best of the reaction below!
Is this a transfer hint aswell as arnie leaving?
— matt4theirons (@matt4theirons1) July 8, 2019
— jordcurtin (@jordycurtin) July 8, 2019
Getting excited now
— Tom Pearson (@TomPearson8) July 8, 2019
If we get this maxi gomez I might start getting a bit excited
— Ryan (@Ryan_G89) July 8, 2019
I can’t see something like this without hoping it means transfer positivity. Feeling positive because Gomez is a West Ham player?
— JCHammer (@JCHammer13) July 8, 2019
— Alan (@whuaIan) July 8, 2019
Is this about arnie going? Or maxi joining? AHHH THIS IS TOO MUCH FOR MY LITTLE BRAIN TO TAKE
— ⚒jack⚒ (@Jack_Ryan_123) July 8, 2019
— West Ham Centre ⚒ (@Westham_Centre) July 8, 2019