Mourinho to Hijack Signing?

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West Ham United‘s bid to sign Portuguese winger Jota Silva has been complicated by the emergence of Fenerbahce as a potential competitor, according to Turkish outlet Fanatik.

The report states that West Ham has reached an agreement on personal terms with Silva, putting them in a seemingly advantageous position.

However, a new twist emerged with Fenerbahce, managed by Jose Mourinho, entering the race for Silva’s signature. This unexpected development has created a tug-of-war between the two clubs.

West Ham appears hesitant to meet Silva’s £17.1 million release clause, prompting them to explore alternative payment options. This reluctance could prove costly, as it allows Fenerbahce to potentially reignite their interest in the winger.

The Hammers are facing a potential exodus of attacking talent. With the futures of Michail Antonio and Danny Ings uncertain, and Lucas Paqueta‘s status clouded by betting charges, West Ham desperately needs attacking reinforcements.

Jota Silva’s impressive performance last season, with 15 goals and 7 assists, makes him a valuable target. He would bring much-needed competition and depth to West Ham’s attack.

West Ham needs to act swiftly to secure Silva before Fenerbahce potentially steals him away, especially considering Mourinho’s reputation for influencing player decisions.

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  • Jose Mourinho says:


    Same ol’ Simon, taking the pi$$

  • Jota Silva (Extra Hot Sauce 🌶️) says:

    I’m not going to Turkey 🇹🇷 Mourinho isn’t special anymore but I’ve heard Nanado’s 🐔 is amazing at Stratford and I can’t wait to join West Ham 😂😂

    • Hammeroo says:

      Ha ha, good one ‘Extra Hot Sauce 🌶️’

      In Oz we have Nando’s. Is Nanado’s a typo or is it a real food outlet in Stratford?

  • J Silva says:

    When I saw the portacabins at the training ground I just knew West Ham were the club to realise my full potential

  • Mickey Mouse says:

    WOW 🤩

  • Kilman / Chalobah / Hummels / Abrahams / Messi / Ronaldo / Mbappe / Rashford / Maguire / Salah says:

    I thought they wanted to sign me tho???

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