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‘Got a horrible feeling’: Some West Ham fans react as former boss reportedly plans raid for 22-year-old

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‘Got a horrible feeling’: Some West Ham fans react as former boss reportedly plans raid for 22-year-old

A number of West Ham United fans have given their thoughts on the report in the Daily Star claiming West Bromwich Albion boss Slaven Bilic is planning a swoop for Grady Diangana.

The 22-year-old attacking midfielder came through the ranks at West Ham and, in January last year, penned a new contract at the London Stadium until 2025.

This season, Diangana was sent out on loan to West Brom and he has been nothing short of sensational, making 30 Championship appearances and claiming 15 goal contributions.

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He was unavailable for 13 league games prior to the football hiatus due to injury but, following the resumption of the league in June, featured plentifully for Bilic’s side.

Diangana saved his best for last in the final fixture of the season against QPR, netting a superb equaliser before setting up Callum Robinson via a sublime bit of footwork to take out two close markers.

In the end, the 2-2 draw, combined with Brentford’s defeat, was enough to see the Baggies finish second and earn promotion to the Premier League.

According to the Daily Star, Bilic is eager to keep as many of his promotion-winning charges at West Brom.

As a top-flight place is now in the bag, the former Hammers boss is urging Albion to make a £20million move for Diangana, up from their previous £15million valuation.

With Celtic, Everton and Newcastle all believed to be showing an interest and the player himself reportedly accepting that it “might be time to move on”, the Baggies want to move quickly.

 

However, many West Ham fans don’t want to see him go, and have taken to social media to have their say:

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