Despite disappointing season, West Ham fans on Twitter can't agree on Havard Nordtveit's exit

Everton's Ross Barkley in action with West Ham United's Havard Nordtveit

West Ham United have sold Havard Nordtveit to Hoffenheim.

West Ham United's Havard Nordtveit in action with Everton's Mason HolgateWest Ham United's Havard Nordtveit in action with Everton's Mason Holgate

West Ham United have this afternoon confirmed that midfielder Havard Nordtveit has been sold to German outfit Hoffenheim after just one season with the club.

The Hammers swooped to land Nordtveit on a free transfer from Borussia Monchengladbach last summer, luring the former Arsenal youngster back to London in the process.

A Norwegian international with bags of experience in Germany, Nordtveit was seen as a real bargain for the Hammers – but the 26-year-old didn't experience the predicted success in East London.

Nordtveit managed to start just 11 Premier League games in a disappointing season for West Ham, and the club have decided to part ways after just one year.

Everton's Ross Barkley in action with West Ham United's Havard NordtveitEverton's Ross Barkley in action with West Ham United's Havard Nordtveit

Nordtveit has moved back to Germany with Hoffenheim, where he will now be given a chance to play Champions League football under exciting young coach Julian Nagelsmann.

West Ham fans have been taking to Twitter to offer their views on Nordtveit's exit, and it's fair to say that his departure has split opinion amongst Hammers supporters.

Bournemouth's Jordon Ibe in action with West Ham United's Havard NordtveitBournemouth's Jordon Ibe in action with West Ham United's Havard Nordtveit

Some believe that Nordtveit simply wasn't good enough technically, physically or even mentally for the Premier League, branding him 'useless' after making little to no impact lasr season.

However, others felt that Nordtveit should have been given more of a chance in holding midfield – his natural position – rather than being wedged in at right back, with fans a little surprise to see him go after just a year, but youngster Joshua Cullen has been tipped to break through in his place next season.

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