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West Ham fans react to Haller update

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West Ham’s search for a is like a neverending tale, with Manuel Pellegrini surely pulling his hair out on a daily basis. is one of the club’s only out-and-out and was recently given the number nine shirt by the Hammers. Despite that, the London club are looking to put the money received from selling Marko Arnautovic to fund a move for a replacement (Source: Sky Sports). After the debacle that was forward Maxi Gomez, as covered by the Daily Mail, the Hammers quickly changed their attention to Frankfurt frontman Sebastien Haller. Reliable club source ExWHUemployee confirmed on his personal Twitter account that the Hammers were making progress in negotiations with the Frenchman on Saturday afternoon. The 25-year-old would be the perfect to replace Arnautovic up front, especially as a lone striker. Haller was involved in 24 goals in his 29 Bundesliga appearances last season and won 6.9 aerial duels on average per game for the German club. [WhoScored] At 6ft 2in tall [Transfermarkt], the prolific is a handful for all opponents, and could lead the line to great effect in the League next season. Many fans responded to the update on with great excitement, with one fan even saying, “I will kiss you on the mouth.”

ForeverWestHam picked out some of the best responses below:

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