Twitter reacts: West Ham fans react to Michail Antonio’s new contract

West Ham star Michail Antonio has signed a new contract at the London Stadium, extending his stay until 2021.

The former Nottingham Forest ace impressed during his debut campaign in east London but has moved his performances up to a higher gear this season, bagging nine goals and three assists in the top flight despite being utilised in a variety of roles – ranging from right-back to centre-forward.

Antonio’s seeming reluctance to sign a new deal, with Sky Sports reporting on negotiations stalling last month, had raised concerns of a move away during the coming transfer window.

But the 27-year-old won the Hammer of the Year award earlier this week and has now signed on the dotted line, with the club confirming a new contract until 2021 on Twitter and via their official website earlier today.

Needless to say, Irons fans are delighted with the news. Here’s a look at how they reacted to it on social media…

 


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