International ace insists he’s not leaving West Ham in January

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West Ham boss are set for change after the appointment of David Moyes and that will potentially lead to a reshuffle amongst the squad.

The Scottish boss has reportedly been given permission to rejuvenate the team in the January transfer window but may need to approve sales to raise funds, leading many to suggest that the club will cash-in on Marko Arnautovic.

Austrian international Arnautovic has struggled since arriving for a club-record fee from Stoke City in the summer, yet to score in his nine appearances so far and being sent off in the defeat to Southampton in the opening weeks of the campaign.

He’s earned plenty of criticism, including from those in the media, and hit-out at former Manchester United defender Gary Neville recently, then hitting out again at his critics and insisting he will stay with the Hammers.

Quoted by The Sun, Arnautovic said:

“I respect what Gary Neville achieved as a player. He was brilliant at Manchester United and hats off to him. But what did he do as a coach at Valencia? His job is to criticise, that is 90 per cent of his job.”

“I am not saying Gary Neville is a nobody. He has accomplished a lot in his life, he is a legend. But as a coach? Let him stay on the TV.”

“Most of them (online critics) have no work, probably no life and no idea. I respect the real fans and I understand them. They were all happy to have me come to West Ham because I had done very well at Stoke.”

“But the fans only see what happens in the stadium, they do not see what you do at training and in private. I know how strong I am mentally, how I work on myself. I have lost nothing and I’m not in crisis. West Ham can count on me 100 per cent.”

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