West Ham fans love links to Nakamba

Loads of West Ham fans have been reacting to the latest transfer news, as the Hammers are interested in Club Brugge midfielder Marvelous Nakamba.

Apart from having just about the best name in football, Nakamba is extremely highly rated throughout Europe, and it looks like West Ham could take the plunge to win the race for his signature.

According to West Ham World, the Hammers are “interested” in the 24 year-old as a possible replacement for Pedro Obiang.

Obiang has been linked with a switch back to Sampdoria, and although that move is starting to look less likely, more recent reports have claimed Premier League newcomers Fulham could swoop for the Spaniard.

Nakamba seems the perfect fit to replace him, likened to Liverpool’s Naby Keita due to his elusive dribbling style and ability to both defend and drive his team forward.

The young midfielder, valued at £7.2m by Transfermarkt, captains Zimbabwe, for whom he has nine caps.

He is a strong tackler and good passer, and while he may not immediately start in the Hammers’ midfield, he certainly has the traits to be a star in the future.

You can find some of the best Twitter reactions down below, where fans are loving both the links and his marvellous name…