Mauro Zarate has dismissed reports claiming that he wants to leave West Ham United.
The 27-year-old joined the Premier League outfit in the summer transfer window on a three-year contract.
Much is expected of the former Lazio star, but he has struggled to play regularly under manager San Allardyce so far this campaign, making just four appearances in the 2014-15 Premier League campaign.
Zarate’s ‘agent’ Luis Ruzzi was recently quoted as saying that the forward could leave because he has not been played in his best position.
‘At West Ham he plays behind the strikers and that is not his position’, Sky Sports quoted him as saying. ‘He is a centre-forward and if there is a team out there willing to let him play in his natural role, then we will be very happy to consider it’.
Zarate has now insisted that he has no such agent, taking to Twitter this afternoon to clarify his future.
According to recent news articles i would like to inform that I have no agent and I never said that I wanted to leave West Ham.— Mauro Zarate (@mau_zeta) November 13, 2014
If that would happen it would be because a joint decision of the club and myself. The most important thing is that West— Mauro Zarate (@mau_zeta) November 13, 2014
West Ham will keep progressing. The manager is doing a great job and has my full support!— Mauro Zarate (@mau_zeta) November 13, 2014
Come on you irons !!!!!!— Mauro Zarate (@mau_zeta) November 13, 2014
Sorry about my English!!!— Mauro Zarate (@mau_zeta) November 13, 2014