Date: 16th January 2020 at 8:55am
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West Ham fans of Twitter have been giving their views on the move of Benfica’s midfield talent Gedson Fernandes to Tottenham on an 18-month loan with an option to buy.

The Sao Tome-born star had been linked with a switch to hook up with his fellow Portuguese youngsters Xande Silva and Mesaque Dju, but instead chose Jose Mourinho’s side.

But, supporters aren’t fussed at missing out on Fernandes to local rivals and it’s little surprise given that the player has only been able to register seven appearances this season, failing to score or assist in any of them.

Though, the hype isn’t all about nothing as the 21-year-old is a versatile midfielder, able to play in the middle or out on the right-wing and has already featured for the Portugal senior side at his tender age.

One can’t help but wonder if the board have made a mistake by not pushing harder for the youngster and it’s not hard to imagine him coming back to haunt the club.

Here’s the pick of the Tweets from optimistic supporters after Fernandes’ was announced…