West Ham's David Gold has to confirm to fan on Twitter that club have not signed Rob Green

Rob Green

The QPR stopper was linked with a return to Upton Park this summer.

This summer West Ham United were linked with a move to bring back Rob Green from his current club QPR, as reported by Sky Sports.

It was a deal that seemed possible. QPR wanted to keep him, but Green is a big earner at Loftus Road and could have been sacrificed.

Green would also have been keen on remaining in the Premier League, after what was a decent season for him last term.

He was being targeted as a rival for current number one Adrian but West Ham signed Darren Randolph on a free transfer from Birmingham City and in the end Green never made the move back to West Ham.

Something that West Ham co-chairman David Gold had to explain to a fan yesterday. He was responding to this Tweet from a fan when he had to politely tell the fan in question that Green was indeed still a QPR player:

West Ham have already had some keeper drama this season. Adrian was recently sent off for a foul against Leicester City but Randolph has proved himself to be a more than able replacement.

So Green is perhaps not needed at the club, even if one fan was clearly hopeful he had returned after three years away.

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