West Ham have shown a great improvement under the guidance of Manuel Pellegrini but there is still further work to be done.
With Javier Hernandez continuing to struggle to find consistency, Andy Carroll never too far from the medical team and Lucas Perez failing to catch the eye after his move in the summer, a new attacker is a top priority for the Hammers.
30-year-old Perez is widely linked with a return to Spain, with Real Betis eyeing a move for the former Arsenal man, and ExWHUEmployee has claimed on Twitter that West Ham are considering a move for Divock Origi as a potential replacement.
Origi’s stock has risen following recent impressive performances, which include scoring the winner in the Merseyside derby against Everton and finding the net in the Reds’ FA Cup defeat to Wolves, but he finds himself down the pecking order at Anfield.
A move across the Premier League could work out well for all parties and some fans took to social media to share their thoughts on the matter. We have gathered some of their comments below.
He’s shocking… would rather have Gabriel and send Lucas on loan. Be interesting to see what Pellegrini thinks re Carroll though
— DAK (@domking98) January 7, 2019
Really…!! This chap couldn’t finish his dinner! COYI
— G ⚒ (@finchyger) January 7, 2019
No thank s to origi
— andrew bellinger (@205hammer) January 7, 2019
Origi would be a great signing, him and Arnie would be magic together
— (@Steve_V84) January 7, 2019
Not sure who he’d replace in the team. He’s unproven and at fifteen million could prove to be another Savio.
— Paul Sharp (@Petersbrooking) January 7, 2019
I'd be happy if we got Origi
— Sheryl Bone (@sherylbone2) January 9, 2019
Origi because he's younger and still has potential in him
— Mat (@mwhu1902) January 9, 2019
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