Absolutely abysmal: Fans on Twitter rip into West Ham United's Jose Fonte

West Ham United's Jose Fonte in action

The West Ham United man had a night to forget on international duty.

West Ham United's Jose Fonte in action

Jose Fonte did not cover himself in glory in the second half of last season after joining West Ham United from Southampton in January.

The 33-year-old started 16 Premier League games following his £8 million switch but it was obvious that the Irons might have overpaid for the Portugal defender.

And the Hammers man offered further evidence of this on international duty on Sunday during a Confederations Cup clash with Mexico.

West Ham United's Jose Fonte heads at goal

Portugal looked on course to win their opening match 2-1 after Cedric Soares netted what looked to be an 86th-minute clincher for the Portuguese.

But Hector Moreno grabbed a 92nd-minute equaliser for Mexico and replays confirmed that the West Ham man, who had made a couple of errors prior to that, was culpable for the concession after allowing Moreno to outfox him for the header.

And suffice to say that Twitter was not sympathetic in the least as a whole lost of users ripped into Fonte.

Portugal's Jose Fonte applauds the fans at the end of the match

Fonte would do well to remain at the East London club beyond this summer. He is, at the moment, too close to the first team and Slaven Bilic should really cut his losses and look to move him on.

West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic

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