West Ham fans of Twitter on Ryan Fredericks revelation

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Claret & Hugh have revealed that Ryan Fredericks could be one of those to leave the club this summer if the right offer is received, alongside Albian Ajeti and Arthur Masuaku.

With Pablo Zabaleta moving on at the end of 2019/2020, leaving only Jeremy Ngakia and Ben Johnson at right-back, this report comes as a bit of a surprise.

Yes, Ngakia has done well filling in for Fredericks of late and Johnson also looks like a great prospect, but they’re both still youngsters and only have a handful of senior appearances between them.

Surely it’s too early to expect them to be number one and two at right-back next season without a real third option, especially if we manage to stay in the Premier League?

On the other hand, getting rid of Fredericks and bringing in a first-choice replacement might discourage the starlets – surely it would be easier to just keep the injury-prone 27-year-old as back-up?

Fellow West Ham fans of Twitter are split…

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