West Ham fans react as Al Nassr announce capture of Modibo Maiga

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The 27-year-old striker has signed a two-year deal, according to the Saudi Arabian outfit.

West Ham United striker Modibo Maiga has joined Saudi Arabian side Al Nassr, according to the Middle Eastern giants, though the Londoners themselves are yet to confirm a deal, according to the Mail.

The Mali international has reportedly signed a two-year contract, as revealed by Al Nassr's Twitter account, though there are conflicting and unconfirmed rumours regarding the fee involved, if there is any at all, with the Al Nassr tweet referring to the player as a "former West Ham forward".

The striker's career in East London has been epitomised by an inability to fulfil much goalscoring potential whatsoever, though ironically, Maiga did score a superb goal in the recent home defeat to Bournemouth.

Having moved from Sochaux in 2012 for what the Mail reported to be £4.7 million, the 27-year-old would only score seven times in 43 matches for the Hammers, with his season's best total a mere four goals.

Undoubtedly a highlight of his time in England, which also saw him take in a disappointing loan at QPR, was a late League Cup quarter final winner in Tim Sherwood's first match in charge at Tottenham, with the Hammers knocking their rivals out on the way to recording three victories over Spurs in the 2012-13 season.

The forward's departure from the Boleyn Ground will leave the Hammers with even more depleted attacking options, having struggled with injuries this season.

West Ham fans took to Twitter to discuss the impending move, with many curious about the fee, and also waiting on confirmation by the selling club:

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