West Ham and Liverpool fans react on Twitter to Christian Benteke speculation

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West Ham have been linked with a move for the Reds striker.

According to the Times, West Ham United want to sign Christian Benteke from Liverpool this summer - but are unwilling to fund his full wage-packet.

And the rumours have prompted plenty of reaction from fans on Twitter.

Liverpool supporters have made their stance clear: they'd love to see Benteke leave but are deeply unimpressed by claims the Hammers don't want to pay the 25-year-old's full wages.

These are only rumours, of course, and that may not be the case at all for West Ham. If it is, though, Reds fans would object.

Opinion among West Ham fans is more mixed, meanwhile. Several are excited by the idea of Benteke moving to the Olympic Stadium. His goalscoring credentials were proven at Aston Villa and he is a powerhouse in the air.

Others don't want a Liverpool 'reject,' however, and feel there are far better options on the market.

Here's a selection of how both Hammers and Reds fans have reacted to the Benteke rumours on Twitter:

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