Newcastle United have reportedly offered Premier League rivals West Ham United the chance to sign out-of-favour striker Alexander Mitrovic this January.
The Hammers have had a difficult start to the season and manager Moyes is desperate to bolster his attacking options after the New Year in order to ensure his club’s Premier League survival.
The Scot had been relying on injured duo Andy Carroll and Javier Hernandez in the striking department, with just 14 goals being scored in the Hammers’ first 16 top-flight matches, however now admits he needs back-up, which could come in the former of out-of-favour Mitrovic.
A host of clubs have stated their interest in the Serbia international, including former club Anderlecht and Brighton, however it now appears his next destination could be London and David Moyes’ West Ham, reports Sports Mole.
The Serbian has yet to start a top flight game for Rafael Benitez’s side this season, and the forward himself has been vocal of his desire for first team football – even if it be away from St James Park.
However it appears the fans at the London Stadium aren’t too keen on the Serbian making the switch to East London …
No thanks but you can have carroll
— hammerhead (@larryberyl) December 12, 2017
no thanks, not when giroud and batshuayi are available on loan in january
— nigel bunning (@yorkyhammer) December 11, 2017
Why would we sign anyone from Newcastle?
— Terry Crocker⚒⚒ (@CornishHammer67) December 12, 2017
— KEVIN RADFORD (@KEVINRADFORD10) December 11, 2017
— David Haroon (@fz6e3dad) December 11, 2017
No thanks if he was any good they'd be keeping him considering their lack of form and options.
— William Field (@wilfield71) December 11, 2017
Nah, you’re alright
— Hinson (@ChrisHINNY) December 11, 2017
Please god no
— Matt Ryan (@MattR_WHUFC) December 11, 2017
Why the hell would we want him? He can't get in the Newcastle side plus he us worse than what we already have #dildobrothersNO
— Baynesey (@bayne1977) December 11, 2017