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Most wanted free agents revealed

The Claret and Hugh poll results are in and after over 2,550 votes were cast from readers, we can now reveal which free agents Hammers supporters would most like to see next season in a West Ham shirt.

Former Bournemouth winger Ryan Fraser tops the poll with 687 votes (26.93%)

He is followed by Centre back Malang Sarr whose contract with Nice finished with 497 votes (19.46%)

Right back Nathaniel Clyne formally of Liverpool is third-placed with 340 votes (13.36%)

Attacking midfielder Mario Götze who plied his trade in the Bundesliga for Borussia Dortmund was voted fourth most popular with 321 votes (12.62%)

Former Manchester United attacking midfielder Angel Gomes scored 175 votes (6.88%) He has since signed for Lille in the past few hours.

Right-winger Jordon Ibe left Bournemouth and received 120 votes (4.72%)

Former Liverpool crock striker Daniel Sturridge was still wanted by 114 supporters (4.48%)

Defensive midfielder Nampalys Mendy left Leceister City and is wanted by 80 readers  (3.14%)
Former Everton striker Oumar Niasse available on a free transfer received  76 votes (2.99%)
Striker Max Kruse who last played for Turkish side Fenerbahçe received 72 votes (2.83%)

Robin Knoche, Kevin Stewart, Markus Henriksen and Kevin Stöger received under 1% of the remaining votes

Total Votes cast: 2,551

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About Sean Whetstone

I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter

6 comments on “Most wanted free agents revealed

  1. Fraser refused to help Bournemouth avoid relegation. Do we really want that type of selfish person playing for us?

    • Exactly. Agree 100%

    • No & we don’t need another right winger IMO. Diangana will slot in at left. With all the talk of Eze who I’m a big fan off but he has played LW mostly like Grady & tho Grady was our for a while & played 16 less games if you take Eze’s Pens off he scored 10 assisted 8 to Grady’s 8 & 7. And he has played in the PL now of we sell Lanzini & Felipe & use Eze as AM or B2B that makes sense. Same with Benrehma huge fan but cost £25m & if get someone like him have ri sell Grady.
      FBs priority to me & I’d actually take Robin Knoche to CB & DM cover only reason didn’t stay at Wolfsburg tho fans wanted him too is bc wanted him to take huge range cut after a very good season. 28 solid defender mid cover good in air be Solis option until Baptists & Cardoso come up & £40k a month would do it

  2. Other than Mendy and Fraser hard to see how many of them would improve us.

  3. Don’t need Fraser IMO & I like Robin Koche a lot of Wolfsburg fans were usoet to lose. They wanted him to take half a pay cur tho he had been crucial to them last season & been there his whole career I think. At 28 still good 3+ years left wages probably £30-40k & is solid defender physica, good in air, good character & cover at DM too. Tho I’dgive Balbuena a year extenson he was hood when Moyes played him once & he don’t get has many games has Diop who also struggled a lot. Balbuena is a fighter & for 4th choice CB only on £30k not ba option just needs to get use to not playing high line again & seems he did after Rice was moved back to mid. Keep him on another year well Baptiste who is abuge talent is still developing & give Cardoso some chances.

  4. I heard Fraser didn’t want to play for his team in a relegation battle? Is that correct? If it is then it’s a no from me.
    Don’t think we need to sign any of these. We’re a different team since we signed Souchek and Bowen Anyway. Post lockdown results showed that had we played like that all season we would have finished top ten.
    So if we’re going to add any players then they need to be team players like those two.

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