'£5m plus Barkley': Everton and West Ham fans react to James Collins Toffees link

Ross Barkley of Everton celebrates scoring his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Everton and Watford at Goodison Park on May 12, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

Everton are one of three sides linked with a surprise move for the West Ham United defender.

Everton are one of three sides linked with a surprise move for West Ham United defender James Collins, The Sun reported on Wednesday.

Collins is in the final year of his West Ham deal and it is claimed the interested parties believe they can get him for as little as £2 million this summer.

West Ham defender James Collins reacts during the Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham United at Stadium of Light on April 15, 2017 in Sunderland, England.West Ham defender James Collins

The Wales international, who turns 34 next month, started 22 of the Hammers' 38 league matches last season, although The Sun reports that Hammers boss Slaven Bilic will allow him to leave if a new deal cannot be agreed.

But do Everton fans want him? And would those of West Ham persuasion be inclined to let him go?

Both sets of supporters have been having their say on social media, and it would appear that Collins could be best off remaining where he is.

The Everton view

The West Ham view

Nicknamed the 'Ginger Pele', Collins is currently in his second spell at West Ham, having initially joined them in 2005 before a three-year spell at Aston Villa.

Should Everton move for Collins? And should West Ham let him go?

General view outside the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Everton and Watford at Goodison Park on May 12, 2017 in Liverpool, England.Everton's Goodison Park ground

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