West Ham fans react as loan deal for Joao Mario nears completion

In his press conference on Thursday afternoon, West Ham manager David Moyes announced that transfer target Joao Mario was in the process of completing a medical ahead of signing a loan deal with the club.

The Portuguese midfielder will be moving to the London Stadium from Inter Milan, a club who paid over £35million to acquire his services in the summer of 2016.

Just four days ago, Moyes told the media that Mario would not be joining the Hammers, who are looking to strengthen their squad after injuries have depleted available numbers.

However, the tide has taken a dramatic turn and the Hammers are now set to land the 25-year-old, who is a regular feature in the Portuguese national team.

Upon hearing the news that Mario, who is valued at £23.4million by Transfermarkt, is close to completing a move to their club, West Ham fans took to Twitter to express their delight…