It would be fair to say that Michail Antonio is a player who divides opinion.
On the one hand, Antonio is a quick, strong and extremely dangerous footballer on his day, but there are times where the 28-year-old struggles to kick the ball.
The West Ham United fans have long discussed the future of Antonio, and according to club insider ExWHUemployee, the Hammers would be prepared to sell him for £20m.
Antonio is yet to score in the league this term, but did cause Chelsea problems in Sunday’s clash at the London Stadium.
The 28-year-old actually had a couple of excellent chances to find the back of the net against the Blues, but was unable to take advantage.
It remains to be seen whether Antonio has a long-term future at West Ham under the leadership of Manuel Pellegrini.
The club’s supporters have been on social media discussing the Englishman’s future, and it would be fair to say that a number have differing opinions.
A selection of the Twitter reaction can be seen below:
What like the drills where he has to kick a football?
— Adam Shinebroom (@adamshine100) September 25, 2018
…or have a first touch 🙈
— Peadar MacÍomhair (@bigpete1974) September 25, 2018
He didn’t stop running and his an absolute grafter and people start making accusations that he can’t cope with a few training drills! I don’t believe this at all
— lanzinitheboy (@claretandblue24) September 25, 2018
If we are hoping to sell him for £20m, probably shouldn’t highlight the fact he can’t cope with complex training.
— Matthew Snodgrass (@MattGordon97) September 25, 2018
Clearly there’s misquotation going on, but anyway I thought he did well on Sunday! He might not be Arnie but he did well.
— Making Emile Of It (@KettyKouyate) September 25, 2018
Why mention anything like this ?? What’s the point ? Really get the fans to get behind him isn’t it.
— Jacob Hearne (@jacobhearne0) September 25, 2018
I still like him and would rather have him up front over Perez more of a presence
— Daniel Piggott (@DanielPiggott89) September 25, 2018
£20 mil 😂😂 we’d be lucky to get £20
— Alistair Walker (@Texasally6) September 25, 2018
— Jamie Jones (@jay6jonesy) September 25, 2018