West Ham United fans take to social media after target Cairney pens new Fulham deal

Tom Cairney has been touted as a transfer target for numerous clubs this summer, including West Ham United.

It is easy to see why the midfielder is wanted given his impressive performances for the Cottagers over the last few seasons.

During the 2017-18 campaign, Cairney scored six goals and created five assists in 37 appearances for Fulham.

Now that the club are back in the Premier League thanks to their playoff final win over Aston Villa, it is understandable that they want to keep hold of one of their best players.

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On Thursday, the club announced via their official website that Cairney has signed a new five-year contract, which means that West Ham and co have missed out on a potential new signing.

Judging by the reaction on social media, the Hammers’ following are not too cut up about it, and perhaps that is because Jack Wilshere is believed to be on the verge of moving to the London Stadium.

According to Sky Sports News, the midfielder is close to agreeing a deal after ending his 17-year spell at Arsenal.