Date: 7th January 2020 at 5:43pm
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Loads of Hammers fans on Twitter have been reacting to an update from club-insider ExWHUemployee on the club’s possible pursuit of Stoke City’s Joe Allen, with one remarking that they’d rather see pop star Lily Allen arrive in east London instead.

Ex reported that the former Liverpool man is one of the targets for the January transfer window but he is being considered as an alternative if other moves fall through, having been asked about Allen by a fan.

Fans will know that this isn’t the first time that West Ham have been linked with the midfielder, who’s now 29 and plying his trade at the bottom of the second tier.

With Pablo Fornals and Manuel Lanzini, it’s difficult to see what Joe Allen would bring to David Moyes’ squad and many supporters were seething with the news that he’s considered a target.

See for yourself, below…