West Ham and Crystal Palace are the two frontrunners to sign Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey, according to reports in Italy.
The Wales international is thought to be keen on a return to England, after spending the last two years in Turin. The Hammers have been linked with the former Arsenal player on a regular basis over the last six months, but fans on Twitter think his poor injury record and sky-high wages would make the deal unlikely:
— Mrmrl? (@matthewrland) June 16, 2021
have you seen the wages hes on?
— elroy_zuka (@DAT_boi44) June 16, 2021
Another injury prone player. Yeah sounds about right
— Alex Miller (@AlexMiller1986) June 16, 2021
— • (@jjscoyi) June 16, 2021
No he is average and his wages are massive
— oliver (@oliver76329318) June 16, 2021
Too injury prone
— Shaun (@shaun_gbs) June 17, 2021
On his wages? ???
— WHUGREG?????????⚒️? #GSBOUT (@whugreg) June 16, 2021
I’d rather not have him at the club
— Chris Hirst (@ChrisTheHammers) June 17, 2021
Quality player but he is always injured ,everyone slating arsenal for letting g him go but nightlong injuries all the time .Are west ham gonna pay monster wages for somebody is injured all the time ??
— Darrell Winters (@alannaharvey193) June 17, 2021
Ramsey is undoubtedly a very good footballer, as we have already seen at the European Championships, where he played a pivotal role in Wales’ win over Turkey in their second group game.
Even so, the playmaker is now 30 years of age and, combined with his fitness issues, it doesn’t seem like a move that would interest manager David Moyes. Manchester United’s Jesse Lingard is still likely to be the club’s top target to strengthen the midfield area, so we shall see how the situation develops.