Daft transfer rumours that West Ham leads the race for Chelsea outcast Michy Batshuayi have been denied by a senior club insider this morning. A number of tabloids run with the headline suggesting the Hammers were leading the race to sign the striker for £40m.
The Sun today suggested West Ham were favourited the 26-year-old joined Chelsea for £33m from Marseille in 2016 and has a deal until 2021 but has struggled for game time in West London
The Daily Express claimed an Exclusive also claiming Batshuayi would leave after RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner joins the West London club.
The rumour first appeared in the Daily Mirror two days ago which suggested Batshuayi and Barkley could join West Ham this summer.
Now our senior club insider has confirmed our the previous story calling the Batshuayoi rumours completely stupid adding the club had no money to complete such a deal.
Hopefully, this puts this transfer rumours to bed once and all, it is ex transfer rumour, it has ceased to be.