According to Mundo Deportivo, Barcelona could rival West Ham United for the signature of Celta Vigo forward Maxi Gomez in this summer’s transfer window.
West Ham were strongly linked with the 22-year-old last month, before ultimately being made to admit defeat in their pursuit of the Uruguay international.
Indeed, the Spanish champions are in the market for a new forward with Munir El Haddadi leaving last month and Kevin-Prince Boateng’s loan spell unlikely to last beyond the end of the current season.
The West Ham fans have been offering their views on the suggestion that their club might have to battle Barcelona for the South American.
And a selection of the Twitter reaction can be seen below:
We move on then. I smell an agent or 4 hiking this one up to seriously silly levels
— Simon Brewer (@SimonBrewer20) February 21, 2019
Agree, once one of the big boys get involved (or rumoured to be) the agents will be taking us to the cleaners.
— Russell Kirby (@rustyk1971) February 21, 2019
Watched him quite a bit don’t rate the fella
— Turgay Hasan (@Hasan1Turgay) February 21, 2019
Well it was nice while it lasted… ??♂️
— Luc Bailey (@luc_bailey1) February 21, 2019
Lol always going to happen
— ??????? L⚒S ??????? (@Lewis_Seddon94) February 21, 2019
There he goes then…
— Chris Helwig (@chelwig54) February 21, 2019
Here we go again
— tony (@happy_hammers) February 21, 2019
What a surprise ,
— Peter Crowe (@petercrowe511) February 21, 2019