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West Ham fans react to Dimitri Payet return links

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West Ham fans react to Dimitri Payet return links

West Ham United supporters have been reacting to reports on Thursday that the club are interested in re-signing former winger Dimitri Payet.

According to L’Equipe, the Frenchman as emerged as a possible target for David Moyes, who recognises the need to add quality to a struggling squad.

(Photo by Guillaume Ruoppolo – OM/Olympique de Marseille via Getty Images)

The Hammers are just one place above the relegation zone but share the same points tally as Bournemouth and Watford (23) in 18th in 19 respectively.

Payet previously spent one-and-a-half seasons at West Ham, before departing in January 2017 in controversial circumstances.

It was claimed the player refused to play for the club in order to seal a move back to Marseille.

He got his wish, and at the time some fans were very vocal about their dislike for his actions.

Talk of a return to the club for Payet is, therefore, particularly interesting.

(Photo by Maxime-Alexandre Paul – OM/Olympique de Marseille via Getty Images)

Whether he would be accepted by everyone is one thing, and whether he’d actually be able to make a big difference to a struggling team is another, since he is now 32 years of age.

West Ham fans react

Predictably, the reaction from supporters on social media to reports about a possible return for Payet was very mixed:

 

 

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